a lung disease caused by the inhalation of dust.
inflammation of the lungs resulting from chronic inhalation of asbestos particles

asbestosis as·bes·to·sis (ās’běs-tō’sĭs, āz’-)
Pneumoconiosis due to prolonged inhalation of asbestos particles.
A chronic, progressive lung disease caused by prolonged inhalation of asbestos particles.


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