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Ramazzini

[ rä′mät-tsēnē ]
Bernardino 1633-1714
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Italian physician who was a pioneer in the field of occupational medicine. In 1700 he published the first systematic study connecting the environmental hazards of specific professions to disease, such as lead exposure in potters and painters.

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