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sequoiosis

Pronunciation: se'kwoy-o'sis

Definition: Extrinsic allergic alveolitis caused by inhalation of redwood sawdust containing spores of Graphium, Pullularia, Aureobasidium, and other fungi.

[Sequoia (genus name) for Sequoah (George Guess), Cherokee scholar, + G. -osis, condition]

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