meso
 n.— «At 42, he was dead. The killer: mesothelioma, a cancer linked to asbestos.…Today, a group of people affected by the deadly disease, which they refer to as “meso” for simplicity’s sake, gathered at the Marriott in downtown’s Renaissance Center for a remembrance brunch.» —“Group shares stories, warnings about asbestos poisoning” by Amber Hunt Detroit Free Press (Michigan) Mar. 30, 2008. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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