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occupational disease


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A disease, such as byssinosis or black lung, resulting from the conditions of a person's work, trade, or occupation.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any chronic ailment that occurs as a result of work or occupational activity.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. disease or disability resulting from conditions of employment (usually from long exposure to a noxious substance or from continuous repetition of certain acts)


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