miner's disease


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an·cy·lo·sto·mi·a·sis

(an'si-lō-stō-mī'ă-sis, an'ki-),
Hookworm disease caused by Ancylostoma duodenale and characterized by eosinophilia, anemia, emaciation, dyspepsia, and, in children with severe chronic infections, swelling of the abdomen with mental and physical maldevelopment.
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miner's disease

(1) Ancylostomiasis. 
(2) Coal workers’ pneumoconiosis, see there.
(3) Miners’ nystagmus, see there.
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