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industrial disease

Origin of industrial disease
1905-10 Unabridged
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Examples from the web for industrial disease
  • In the case of an industrial disease, the insured must have contracted a prescribed disease during the course of employment.
  • The cure of the industrial disease has been the old familiar one.
  • We still haven't caught up with the sicknesses of industrial disease.
  • Report of the departmental committee on compensation for industrial disease.
  • The procedures for identifying causal factors in industrial disease differ.
British Dictionary definitions for industrial disease

industrial disease

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)

  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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