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The Origin of the Term Anthracosis
  1. A. Meiklejohn
  1. Department of Industrial Health, University of Glasgow


    Dust diseases of the lungs are classified generically as the pneumoconioses. There are several varieties, of which anthracosis was the first to be named specifically. The original article, in which the name anthracosis was coined, is reprinted prefaced by a biographical note on its author.

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