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BAL bronchoalveolar lavage
DPPC dipalmitoyl phophatidyl choline
EPA U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
FEV1 forced expiratory volume in 1 second
FVC forced vital capacity
IARC International Agency for Research on Cancer
NIOSH National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
PCM phase contrast microscopy
PMR proportional mortality ratio
RADM rear admiral
RCF refractory ceramic fiber
ROS reactive oxygen species
SMR standardized mortality ratio
SVF synthetic vitreous fibers
TNF-a tumor necrosis factor-alpha
µm micrometers
WTC World Trade Center

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