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- Plural: occupational diseases
- Also called industrial disease.
- Word origin of “occupational” and “disease” – Online Etymology Dictionary: etymonline.com
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How to Cite the Definition of Occupational Disease
ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “occupational disease.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved January 23, 2019 (http://sociologydictionary.org/occupational-disease/).
APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)
occupational disease. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from http://sociologydictionary.org/occupational-disease/
Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “occupational disease.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed January 23, 2019. http://sociologydictionary.org/occupational-disease/.
MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)
“occupational disease.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 23 Jan. 2019. <http://sociologydictionary.org/occupational-disease/>.