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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