building–related illness

noun build·ing–re·lat·ed illness

Definition of building–related illness

medical

  1. :  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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1982

First Known Use of building–related illness

1982


Medical Dictionary

building–related illness

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noun build·ing–re·lat·ed illness \ˈbil-diŋ-ri-ˈlāt-əd-\

Medical Definition of building–related illness

  1. :  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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