occupational disease

noun

Medical Definition of occupational disease

: an illness caused by factors arising from one's occupation dermatitis is often an occupational disease

called also industrial disease

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“Occupational disease.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/occupational%20disease. Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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