baritosis


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bar·i·to·sis

(bar'i-tō'sis),
A form of pneumoconiosis caused by barite or barium dust.
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baritosis

(băr″ĭ-tō′sĭs)
A relatively benign form of pneumoconiosis caused by inhalation of barium dust.
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Excessive inhalation of barite causes baritosis, which is one form of pneumoconiosis, a diagnosable disease of the lungs wherein the tissues of the lungs react to the accumulation of dust in them, resulting in impaired lung function.
Baritosis (barium), stannosis (tin), and siderosis (iron) are radiopaque dust exposures that cause small lung nodules.