bituminosis

bituminosis

 [bĭ-too″mĭ-no´sis]
a form of coal workers' pneumoconiosis due to dust from soft coal.
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To be sure, he identified sixty-six cases of asbestosis and one suggestive of bituminosis. However, be also read U7 films as undifferentiated pneumoconiosis, begging Manville's question.61 This consultation probably helped induce the asbestos manufacturer to settle out of court a number of suits brought by asbestotic employees.66