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silicosis
American English: /ˌsɪləˈkoʊsəs/
British English: /ˌsɪlɪˈkəʊsɪs/

Translation of silicosis in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • Example sentences
    • The breathing of coal and rock dust causes black lung, the common name given to the lung diseases pneumoconiosis and silicosis.
    • In the concentration camp he had contracted silicosis, a lung disease similar to a combination of tuberculosis and emphysema from breathing in the fine dust that filtered through the cracks in the walls and floors.
    • For those that don't know, silicosis is an occupational lung disease that can be fatal.

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