Definition of anthracosis in English:

anthracosis

noun

Medicine
  • Accumulation of carbon particles in the lungs and certain other tissues, typically resulting from chronic inhalation of coal dust or smoke; lung disease attributed to this; an instance of such accumulation or disease.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From anthraco- + -osis.

Pronunciation

anthracosis

/ˌanθrəˈkəʊsɪs/