black lung

black lung
Synonyms and related words:
Asiatic flu, Hong Kong flu, Minamata disease, acute bronchitis, adenoiditis, altitude sickness, aluminosis, amygdalitis, anoxemia, anoxia, anoxic anoxia, anthracosilicosis, anthracosis, anthrax, asbestosis, asthma, atypical pneumonia, bituminosis, bronchial pneumonia, bronchiectasis, bronchiolitis, bronchitis, bronchopneumonia, caisson disease, catarrh, chalicosis, chilblain, chronic bronchitis, cold, collapsed lung, common cold, coniosis, coryza, croup, croupous pneumonia, decompression sickness, double pneumonia, dry pleurisy, emphysema, empyema, epidemic pleurodynia, fibrinous pneumonia, flu, frostbite, grippe, hay fever, immersion foot, influenza, itai, jet lag, la grippe, laryngitis, lead poisoning, lipoid pneumonia, lobar pneumonia, lung cancer, lung fever, mercury poisoning, motion sickness, pharyngitis, pleurisy, pleuritis, pneumococcal pneumonia, pneumoconiosis, pneumonia, pneumonic fever, pneumothorax, quinsy, radiation sickness, radionecrosis, red-out, rheum, siderosis, silicosis, sore throat, sunstroke, swine flu, the bends, the sniffles, the snuffles, tonsilitis, trench foot, virus pneumonia, wet pleurisy, whooping cough

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • black lung — lack lung black lung disease lack lung disease, n. (Med.) the popular name for a form of the chronic lung disease {pneumoconiosis} which is observed among coal miners, and is caused by the inhalation of coal dust. It is thus named because of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Black Lung — Жанр эмбиент индастриал, Ритмик нойз Годы 1994 настоящее Страна …   Википедия

  • Black lung — can mean several things: * Black lung disease, caused by long exposure to coal dust * Black Lung, an electronic and industrial music project by Australian musician David Thrussell * The Black Lungs, a side project of Alexisonfire guitarist, Wade… …   Wikipedia

  • black lung — n pneumoconiosis caused by habitual inhalation of coal dust called also black lung disease compare SILICOSIS * * * coal workers pneumoconiosis …   Medical dictionary

  • black lung — noun uncount OLD FASHIONED a serious disease affecting the lungs, caused by breathing in small pieces of coal over a long period of time. Black lung especially affects people who work in coal mines …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • black lung — black′ lung′ n. pat pneumoconiosis of coal miners caused by coal dust …   From formal English to slang

  • black lung — noun lung disease caused by inhaling coal dust • Syn: ↑anthracosis, ↑black lung disease, ↑coal miner s lung • Hypernyms: ↑pneumoconiosis, ↑pneumonoconiosis * * * noun : a disease of the lungs caused by habit …   Useful english dictionary

  • Black Lung — Infobox musical artist Name = Black Lung Background = group or band Imag = Img capt = Years active = 1994 Present Origin = Melbourne, Australia Genre = Technoid Rhythmic Noise Label = Ant Zen, Nova Zembla, Machinery Current members = David… …   Wikipedia

  • black lung — pneumoconiosis of coal miners, caused by coal dust; anthracosis. [1905 10] * * * ▪ disease also called  Black lung Disease, or Coal workers Pneumoconiosis,         respiratory disorder, a type of pneumoconiosis caused by repeated inhalation of… …   Universalium

  • black lung — noun (U) AmE informal a lung disease caused by breathing in coal dust over a long period of time …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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