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]

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an·thra·co·sil·i·co·sis .an(t)-thrə-(.)kō-.sil-ə-'kō-səs also an·thra·sil·i·co·sis .an(t)-thrə- n, pl -co·ses -.sēz massive fibrosis of the lungs resulting from inhalation of carbon and quartz dusts and marked by shortness of breath

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an·thra·co·sil·i·co·sis (an″thrə-ko-sil″ĭ-koґsis) [anthraco- + silicon] a type of mixed dust pneumoconiosis consisting of both anthracosis and silicosis, caused by coal with a high silica content. Called also silicoanthracosis.

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