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Preferred Term:

asbesto

Definition:
Mineral fibroso incombustible compuesto por silicatos de calcio y magnesio y, en ocasiones, por otros elementos. Es relativamente inerte en términos químicos y se emplea con fines de aislamiento térmico e ignifugado. La inhalación de su polvo produce asbestosis y, posteriormente, neoplasias pulmonares y gastrointestinales.
Concept Schemes:
NALT Core
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URI:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/12728
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