Medical Definition of Silicatosis

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 Silicatosis

silica granuloma
silica group
silicalite
silicalites
silicas
silicate
silicate cement
silicate planet
silicate planets
silicate restorations
silicated
silicatein
silicates
silicatian
silicatosis (current term)
silicea
silicene
silicenes
siliceous
silici-
silician
silicic
silicic acid
silicic acids
silicic anhydride
silicicalcareous
silicide
silicides
siliciferous

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