asbestosis

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Etymology[edit]

From asbestos + -osis

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈæs.bɛsˌtəʊ.sɪs/

Noun[edit]

asbestosis (plural asbestoses)

  1. (pathology) A chronic, inflammatory lung disease caused by long-term, heavy exposure to asbestos.

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