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Monday fever(1) Metal fume fever, see there.
(2) Byssinosis, see there.
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Mon·day fe·ver(mŏn'dā fē'vĕr)
Occupational hypersensitivity reaction with symptoms occurring (or recurring) at the beginning of the work week and diminishing as the week progresses and tolerance develops; most common when afflicted person exposed to cotton, dust, hemp, and flax.
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