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Chemical Mineral Fibers

Name Mineral Fibers
Equivalent Terms Fiber, Mineral | Fibers, Mineral | Mineral Fiber
Definition Long, pliable, cohesive natural or manufactured filaments of various lengths. They form the structure of some minerals. The medical significance lies in their potential ability to cause various types of PNEUMOCONIOSIS (e.g., ASBESTOSIS) after occupational or environmental exposure. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed, p708)
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MeSH® ID D019016
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