TITLE

hard metal disease

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p929
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "hard metal disease" is presented. Hard metal disease refers to the respiratory disorder caused by the inhalation of cobalt and metal carbides. The symptoms include cough and breathlessness during exertion. The term is synonymous to "cobalt lung." The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.
ACCESSION #
21230064

 

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