chalicosis


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chalicosis

 [kal″ĭ-ko´sis]
pneumoconiosis due to inhalation of particles of stone; called also flint disease.

chal·i·co·sis

(kal'i-kō'sis),
Pneumoconiosis caused by inhalation of dust related to the occupation of stone cutting or masonry.
Synonym(s): flint disease
[G. chalix, gravel]

chal·i·co·sis

(kal-i-kō'sis)
Pneumoconiosis caused by the inhalation of dust incident to the occupation of stone cutting.
[G. chalix, gravel]

chalicosis

A form of PNEUMOCONIOSIS caused by inhaling stone dust. Also called flint disease.