industrial disease


noun


Nearby words

  1. industrial arts,
  2. industrial democracy,
  3. industrial design,
  4. industrial development certificate,
  5. industrial diamond,
  6. industrial engineering,
  7. industrial espionage,
  8. industrial estate,
  9. industrial insurance,
  10. industrial life insurance

Origin of industrial disease

First recorded in 1905–10

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British Dictionary definitions for industrial disease

industrial disease

noun

any disease to which workers in a particular industry are prone
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Medicine definitions for industrial disease

industrial disease

[ ĭn-dŭstrē-əl ]

n.

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

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