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industrial disease

noun
1.
Origin of industrial disease
1905-1910
1905-10
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Examples from the Web for industrial disease
Historical Examples
  • But they did not take much notice of the hardness or of the risk of industrial disease.

    Women in Modern Industry B. L. Hutchins
  • Historians' English is not a style; it is an industrial disease.

    Modern Essays John Macy
British Dictionary definitions for industrial disease

industrial disease

noun
1.
any disease to which workers in a particular industry are prone
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industrial disease in Medicine

industrial disease in·dus·tri·al disease (ĭn-dŭs'trē-əl)
n.

  1. A pathological condition resulting from exposure to a toxin discharged by a business or industry into the environment.

  2. An occupational disease.

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