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in·dus·tri·al dis·ease

a morbid condition resulting from exposure to an agent discharged by a commercial enterprise into the environment. Compare: occupational disease.
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industrial disease

n.
Occupational disease.
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in·dus·tri·al dis·ease

(in-dŭs'trē-ăl di-zēz')
A morbid condition resulting from exposure to an agent discharged by a commercial enterprise into the environment.
Compare: occupational disease
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

in·dus·tri·al dis·ease

(in-dŭs'trē-ăl di-zēz')
Morbid condition resulting from environmental exposure to an agent discharged by a commercial enterprise.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012

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Q. is ADHD a new age disease ?like something influenced by the industrial revolution and the new advanced products of today's time ? any relation ?

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"Millions are spent each year on treating industrial diseases which people have contracted through poor working practices and conditions.
Legal industrial disease specialists have highlighted the potential problems caused by cuts to key Government safety departments.
A coroner recorded a verdict of death by industrial disease.
"Challinors' personal injury team has recently dealt with a number of industrial disease claims in which employers have found themselves not only liable for large payouts, but also potentially uninsured.
"Pulling up cables, as described by Mrs Sedgwick, would have released fibres of asbestos and my verdict is that, on the balance of probablity, Mr Cadman died from industrial disease."
A MAN who was told his lung condition was caused by exposure to asbestos did not have an industrial disease, an inquest ruled.
Assistant deputy Glamorgan Valleys Coroner Wayne Griffiths that he died from an industrial disease.
Fozia Hussain, meanwhile, an industrial disease lawyer who trained with the firm, will become a partner on May 1.
Claire added that many cases of industrial disease can take years to become clear as symptoms deteriorate and sufferers acknowledge their conditions.
PLEURAL plaques is a textbook example of how NOT to deal with victims of an industrial disease.
"There is every chance that people suffering from an industrial disease who can't trace their former employers' insurers will be unable to claim a penny of compensation.
Richard Green joins as a senior associate within Hugh James's industrial disease division, with plans for further appointments to handle the increased volume of asbestos claims which are anticipated to peak in approximately 2020.

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