From the BioTech Dictionary at http://biotech.icmb.utexas.edu/. For further information see the BioTech homenode.
An`thra*co"sis (?), n. [NL. See Anthrax.] (Med.)
A chronic lung disease, common among coal miners, due to the inhalation of coal dust; -- called also collier's lung and miner's phthisis.
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