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occupational medicine

occupational medicine in Medicine

occupational medicine n.
The branch of medicine that deals with the prevention and treatment of diseases and injuries occurring at work or in specific occupations.

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occupational medicine
  (ŏk'yə-pā'shə-nəl)   
The branch of medicine that deals with the prevention and treatment of occupational injuries and diseases. ◇ An occupational disease is one that is associated with a particular occupation and occurs in the workplace. Some occupations confer specific risks, such as the prevalence of black lung in coal miners.
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