silicotic


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silicotic

(sĭl-ĭ-kŏt′ĭk)
1. Relating to silicosis.
2. One affected with silicosis.
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The relationships between years of mining and increasing severity of coal macules, coal nodules, and silicotic nodules were highly significant (P < .
Percentages of miners showing coal nodules, silicotic nodules, and PMF were lower in Kentucky and higher in Pennsylvania than in other states.
After encountering the first case of RML atelectasis associated with obstructive endobronchial silicotic lesions in February 1996, we had seen a total of 4 cases during an 18-month period, from February 1996 to August 1997.
13] The cause of atelectasis is thought to be due to enlargement of silicotic lymph nodes based on image study.
Derickson also shows how emigration of occupational silicotics from the sites of their contamination in the USA and South Africa made the problem 'disappear'.
Derickson, 'Federal intervention'; Alan Derickson, 'Industrial refugees: the migration of silicotics from the mines of North America and South Africa in the early 20th century', Labor History, vol.
The Social History of Occupational Health, 78-88; and Alan Derickson, "Industrial Refugees: The Migration of Silicotics From the Mines of North America and South Africa in the Early 20th Century," Labor History, 29 (1998), 66-89.