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multiple chemical sensitivity

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Definition of MULTIPLE CHEMICAL SENSITIVITY

:  a variable group of symptoms (as tachycardia, sweating, fatigue, nausea, trembling, and difficulty concentrating) that typically occur in susceptible individuals upon exposure to low concentrations of usually harmless chemicals —called also multiple chemical sensitivity syndrome — compare sick building syndrome

First Known Use of MULTIPLE CHEMICAL SENSITIVITY

1988

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