occupational dermatitis

[ ŏk′yə-pāshə-nəl ]

n.

Contact dermatitis caused by an allergic reaction to or irritation from substances normally encountered in an occupation.

Nearby words

  1. optical illusion,
  2. optical image,
  3. optical isomer,
  4. optical isomerism,
  5. optical mark reading,
  6. optical mouse,
  7. optical path,
  8. optical printer,
  9. optical pumping,
  10. optical pyrometer


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