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pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis

Line breaks: pneu¦mono|ultra|micro|scopic|silico|vol¦cano|coni|osis
Pronunciation: /ˌnjuːmənəʊˌʌltrəˌmʌɪkrə(ʊ)ˈskɒpɪkˌsɪlɪkəʊvɒlˌkeɪnəʊˌkəʊnɪˈəʊsɪʃ
 
, njʊˌməʊnəʊ-/

Definition of pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis in English:

noun

[mass noun]
An artificial long word said to mean a lung disease caused by inhaling very fine ash and sand dust.
Example sentences
  • Pneumono­ultra­microscopic­silica­volcano­coniosis is a form of the illness pneumo­coni­osis, caused by the inhalation of a fine silica dust found in most volcanoes.
  • Thus, pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis is a disease of the lungs resulting from the inhalation of very fine silicate or quartz dust

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