"Pneumoconiosis" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
A diffuse parenchymal lung disease caused by inhalation of dust and by tissue reaction to their presence. These inorganic, organic, particulate, or vaporized matters usually are inhaled by workers in their occupational environment, leading to the various forms (ASBESTOSIS; BYSSINOSIS; and others). Similar air pollution can also have deleterious effects on the general population.
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Pneumoconiosis".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Pneumoconiosis".
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Pneumoconiosis" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Pneumoconiosis" was a major or minor topic of these publication.