anthraco-

anthraco-
Coal; carbon; carbuncle; corresponds to L. carb-, carbo-. [G. anthrax, anthrakos, charcoal, a live coal; a carbuncle, a pustule]

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  • anthraco- — see anthrac * * * var. of anthrac before a consonant …   Useful english dictionary

  • anthracosilicosis — Pneumonoconiosis from accumulation of carbon and silica in the lungs from inhaled coal dust; the silica content produces fibrous nodules. SYN: coal worker s pneumoconiosis. [anthraco + silicosis] * * * an·thra·co·sil·i·co·sis .an(t) thrə (.)kō… …   Medical dictionary

  • anthracosis — Pneumonoconiosis from accumulation of carbon from inhaled smoke or coal dust in the lungs. SEE ALSO: pneumomelanosis. SYN: collier lung, miner s lung (1). [anthraco + G. osis, condition] * * * an·thra·co·sis .an(t) thrə kō səs n, pl co·ses .sēz a …   Medical dictionary

  • anthrac- — combining form or anthraco Etymology: Latin anthrac , from Greek anthrak , anthrako charcoal, carbuncle, from anthrak , anthrax more at anthrax 1. : coal : carbon anthracosis …   Useful english dictionary

  • Anthracose — L anthracose est une pneumoconiose causée par l inhalation de particules de charbon. Les particules de charbon s accumule dans les poumons et dans les systèmes de drainage lymphatique. L anthracose se caractérise par sa coloration noire sur les… …   Wikipédia en Français

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  • anthracosilicosis — /an threuh koh sil i koh sis/, n. Pathol. a form of pneumoconiosis occurring in miners, caused by the inhalation of coal and siliceous particles. Also, anthrasilicosis /an threuh sil i koh sis/. [ < NL; see ANTHRACO , SILICOSIS] * * * …   Universalium

  • anthracometer — an·thra·com·e·ter (an″thrə komґə tər) [anthraco + meter] an instrument for measuring the carbon dioxide of the air …   Medical dictionary

  • anthraconecrosis — an·thra·co·ne·cro·sis (an″thrə ko nə kroґsis) [anthraco + necrosis] necrotic transformation of a tissue into a black dry mass …   Medical dictionary

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