Fibrosis produced by dust, especially of the lungs by inhaled dust. [G. konis, dust, + fibrosis]

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co·nio·fi·bro·sis (ko″ne-o-fi-broґsis) [conio- + fibrosis] a form of pneumoconiosis marked by an exuberant growth of connective tissue caused by a specific irritant, as in asbestosis, silicosis, and silicotuberculosis.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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