bauxite pneumoconiosis


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baux·ite pneu·mo·co·ni·o·sis

a condition due to the occupational inhalation of bauxite fumes emitted during the manufacture of alumina abrasives; characterized by cough, shortness of breath, a combined obstructive and restrictive breathing pattern, and impairment of diffusing capacity.
Synonym(s): Shaver disease

Shaver,

Cecil Gordon, Canadian physician, 1901–.
Shaver disease - a pulmonary condition due to the occupational inhalation of bauxite fumes. Synonym(s): bauxite pneumoconiosis
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