Asbestos - What does it mean?

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  • Any of several fibrous mineral forms of magnesium silicate, used for fireproofing, electrical insulation, building materials, brake linings, and chemical filters.
  • All types of asbestos are potentially carcinogenic when inhaled.
    Asbestos insulation was once ubiquitous.

    Derived terms

    * asbestosis

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