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It is a lung disease, similar to 'black lung' usually acquired by miners. It is caused by extremely microscopic silica getting into the lungs. Literally the word means: 'a lung disease caused by the inhalation of very fine silica dust usually found in volcanoes'.
The term (more simply called pneumoconiosis, related to silicosis) is
pneumonoultramicroscopicsilico-volcanoconiosis (no hyphen)
and was created in 1935 to be 'the world's longest English word".
The longest word is PNEUMONOULTRAMICROSCOPICSILICOVOLCANOCONIOSIS
Do you mean 45-letter word?Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis
The word pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis is a noun. It was coined by Everett K Smith and is a factitious disease of the lungs.
Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis is 45 letters long... and The phobia is 36 letters long, so the lung disease is longer.
There are no perfect rhymes for this word.
PneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosisPneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis is, according to the Oxford English Dictionary, "a factitious word alleged to mean 'a lung disease caused by the inhalation of very fine silica dust, causing inflammation in the lungs." A condition meeting the word's definition is normally called silicosis.
Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis is not the answer. Shoe, is the answer
No, it is not. Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis is.
I suggest Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis.