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chalicosis

 [kal″ĭ-ko´sis]
pneumoconiosis due to inhalation of particles of stone; called also flint disease.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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]
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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]
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chalicosis

A form of PNEUMOCONIOSIS caused by inhaling stone dust. Also called flint disease.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005