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Medical Term:

International Classification of Radiographs of the Pneumoconioses


Definition: a system for qualitative and semiquantitative description of the chest radiographic findings caused by pneumoconiosis, designed for epidemiologic studies; supersedes classifications of 1950, 1958, 1968, and 1971.

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