Definición de byssinosis en inglés:

Compartir esta entrada

byssinosis

Pronunciación: /ˌbisəˈnōsəs/

sustantivo

A lung disease caused by prolonged inhalation of textile fiber dust.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • This drop - sometimes accompanied by symptoms of byssinosis - is greatest on Monday (or the 1st day back to work after a break), and may disappear later in the work week.
  • Endotoxin - already proven to be strongly associated with byssinosis among workers exposed to cotton dust - was also present in the Indian jute mill studied.
  • One epidemiologic study found that cotton mill workers with byssinosis had increased nonspecific airway hyperresponsiveness compared with coworkers without byssinosis in the same mill.

Origen

Late 19th century: from Latin byssinus 'made of byssus' (from Greek bussinos) + -osis.

Compartir esta entrada
 

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Los comentarios que no respeten nuestras Normas comunitarias podrían ser moderados o eliminados.