Pneumonitis vs Pneumoconiosis - What's the difference?

pneumonitis | pneumoconiosis |


As nouns the difference between pneumonitis and pneumoconiosis

is that pneumonitis is pneumonitis while pneumoconiosis is (disease) a disease of the lungs caused by inhalation of particulate matter.

pneumonitis

English

Noun

(wikipedia pneumonitis) (pneumonitides)
  • (pathology) inflammation of the tissue of the lungs
  • pneumoconiosis

    Noun

    (pneumoconioses)
  • (disease) A disease of the lungs caused by inhalation of particulate matter.
  • Hyponyms

    * black lung * silicosis