chalicosis

Pneumoconiosis caused by the inhalation of dust incident to the occupation of stone cutting. ... Synonym: flint disease. ... Origin: G. Chalix, gravel ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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chalicosis

(kal-ĭ-ko´sis) pneumoconiosis due to inhalation of particles of stone; called also flint disease.
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chalicosis

chalicosis 1. A form of pneumoconiosis caused by prolonged inhalation of fine stone dust. 2. Pneumoconiosis caused by the inhalation of dust, occurring especially in stone cutters.
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chalicosis

Type: Term Pronunciation: kal′i-kō′sis Definitions: 1. Pneumoconiosis caused by inhalation of dust related to the occupation of stone cutting or masonry. Synonyms: flint disease
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Chalicosis

Chalicosis (Greek, χάλιξ, gravel), sometimes called flint disease, is a form of pneumoconiosis affecting the lungs or bronchioles, found chiefly among stonecutters. The disease is caused by the inhalation of fine particles of stone. ...
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