Definition of building–related illness
: a clinically diagnosable disease or condition (such as Legionnaires' disease or an allergic reaction) caused by a microorganism or substance demonstrably present in a building After repeated complaints of building-related illnesses at the Investment Building in Towson, county and state officials announced in February that 1,000 public employees would be moved. — David Nitkin, Baltimore Sun, 16 Mar. 2001 —abbreviation BRI
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Medical Definition of building–related illness
: a clinically diagnosable disease or condition (as Legionnaires' disease or an allergic reaction) caused by a microorganism or substance demonstrably present in a building—abbreviation BRI; compare sick building syndrome
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