coniosis


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coniosis

 [ko″ne-o´sis]
a disease state caused by the inhalation of dust, such as byssinosis or pneumoconiosis.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

co·ni·o·sis

(kō'nē-ō'sis),
Any disease or morbid condition caused by dust.
[G. konis, dust]
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co·ni·o·sis

(kō'nē-ō'sis)
Any disease or morbid condition caused by inhalation of dust.
[G. konis, dust]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

coniosis

Any disorder caused by dust.
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