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The Origin of the Term “Pneumonokoniosis”
  1. A. Meiklejohn
  1. Department of Industrial Health, University of Glasgow


    Throughout the literature on the dust diseases of the lungs, reference is frequently made to the fact that Professor F. A. Zenker of Erlangen introduced the term “pneumonokoniosis”. As few authors have been able to study the original German article, this opportunity has been taken to present a translation in English prefaced by a short biographical note.

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