Medical Definition of Pneumosilicosis

1. Inflammation of the lung caused by foreign bodies (inhaled particles of silica): leads to fibrosis but unlike asbestosis does not predispose to neoplasia. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pneumosilicosis

pneumoperitonitis
pneumopexy
pneumophagia
pneumophora
pneumopleuritis
pneumopyelography
pneumopyothorax
pneumoradiography
pneumoresection
pneumoretroperitoneum
pneumoroentgenography
pneumorrhachis
pneumorrhagia
pneumoscope
pneumoserothorax
pneumosilicosis (current term)
pneumoskeleton
pneumotachogram
pneumotachograph
pneumotachometer
pneumotherapy
pneumothoraces
pneumothorax
pneumothorax simplex
pneumothoraxes
pneumotomy
pneumoventricle
pneumovirinae
pneumovirus

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