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industrial disease

noun
1.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10
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British Dictionary definitions for industrial dis-ease

industrial disease

noun
1.
any disease to which workers in a particular industry are prone
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industrial dis-ease 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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