bagassosis


bagassosis
Extrinsic allergic alveolitis following exposure to sugar-cane fiber dust (bagasse); has been attributed to inhalation of spores of soil fungi and, particularly, thermophilic actinomycetes.

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bag·as·so·sis .bag-ə-'sō-səs n, pl -so·ses -.sēz an industrial disease characterized by cough, difficult breathing, chills, fever, and prolonged weakness and caused by the inhalation of the dust of bagasse

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n.
a form of external allergic alveolitis caused by exposure to the dust of mouldy bagasse, the residue of sugar cane after the sugar has been extracted, which is used in the production of hardboard and other thermal boards. Symptoms usually appear in the evening after exposure during the day and include fever, malaise, irritant cough, and respiratory distress.

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bag·as·so·sis (bag″ə-soґsis) a type of hypersensitivity pneumonitis caused by inhalation of the dust of bagasse, the waste of sugar cane after the sugar has been extracted.

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