cad·mi·o·sis (kad″me-oґsis) pneumoconiosis due to inhalation of and tissue reaction to cadmium dust. Cf. cadmium lung.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Cadmium — A metallic element whose salts are toxic and cause cancer. Cadmium and cadmium compounds were upgraded in 2000 by the US government to the status of known human carcinogens. These materials are used in batteries, coating and plating, plastic and… …   Medical dictionary

  • cadmium lung — an occupational disease similar to metal fume fever, caused by inhalation of cadmium dust or fumes; severe cases can be fatal. Cf. cadmiosis …   Medical dictionary

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