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Meaning of BLACK LUNG

Pronunciation:  blak lung

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[n]  lung disease caused by inhaling coal dust
 Synonyms: anthracosis, black lung disease, coal miner's lung
 See Also: pneumoconiosis, pneumonoconiosis



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