melanedema


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melanedema

(1) Anthracosis, see there.  
(2) Coal worker's pneumoconiosis, see there.

an·thra·co·sis

(an'thră-kō'sis)
Pneumonoconiosis from accumulation of carbon from inhaled smoke or coal dust in the lungs.
Synonym(s): collier's lung, melanedema, miner's lung (1) .
[anthraco- + G. -osis, condition]
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