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Translation of silicosis in English:

sustantivo femenino

Example sentences
  • También argumentan que las empresas deben darles asistencia médica a los trabajadores que pueden haber contraído silicosis.
  • Su señora, Lilian Aguilera, cuenta que debido al desempeño de sus funciones adquirió la enfermedad al pulmón llamada silicosis.
  • Durante mucho tiempo se pensó que sólo los trabajadores del área minera se podían ver afectados por la enfermedad “profesional” llamada silicosis.

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