occupational disease

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occupational disease

n.
A disease, such as byssinosis or black lung, resulting from the conditions of a person's work, trade, or occupation.
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Noun1.occupational disease - disease or disability resulting from conditions of employment (usually from long exposure to a noxious substance or from continuous repetition of certain acts)
disease - an impairment of health or a condition of abnormal functioning
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