the deposition of coal dust in the lungs; asymptomatic pneumoconiosis.
a lung disease due to inhalation of coal dust Informal name coal miner’s lung
anthracosis an·thra·co·sis (ān’thrə-kō’sĭs)
Accumulation of carbon in the lungs from inhaled smoke or coal dust. Also called miner’s lung.
resembling anthrax. resembling coal or charcoal; carbonlike. adjective resembling anthrax resembling carbon, coal, or charcoal anthracoid an·thra·coid (ān’thrə-koid’) adj. Characterisitic of or resembling a carbuncle or cutaneous anthrax. Resembling anthrax.
a form of pneumoconiosis occurring in miners, caused by the inhalation of coal and siliceous particles. anthracosilicosis an·thra·co·sil·i·co·sis (ān’thrə-kō-sĭl’ĭ-kō’sĭs) n. Accumulation of carbon and silica in the lungs from inhaled coal dust.
a salt or ester of .
- Anthranilic acid
a yellowish crystalline compound, C 7 H 7 NO 2 , soluble in hot water, alcohol, and ether: used in the manufacture of dyes, pharmaceuticals, and perfumes. Historical Examples From anthranilic acid mixed with powdered glass or sand, and rapidly heated in a retort. Cooley’s Cyclopdia of Practical Receipts and Collateral Information in the Arts, […]
a yellow, water-insoluble, crystalline powder, C 14 H 8 O 2 , usually derived from or phthalic anhydride: used chiefly in the manufacture of anthraquinone dyes. Historical Examples Various synthetic processes have been used for the preparation of anthraquinone. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 2 Various anthraquinone crystallizes in yellow needles or prisms, […]