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ailment
used in Fast Food Nation

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Definition
an illness
  • But the dramatic and catastrophic injuries in a slaughterhouse are greatly outnumbered by less visible, though no less debilitating, ailments: torn muscles, slipped disks, pinched nerves.
    p. 175.3
  • In addition to reducing the benefits afforded to injured employees, Colorado's new law granted employers the right to choose the physician who'd determine the severity of any work-related ailment.
    p. 184.5
  • Amid the stress of his illness, she developed a serious kidney ailment.
    p. 190.5
  • Recent studies have found that many foodborne pathogens can precipitate long-term ailments, such as heart disease, inflammatory bowel disease, neurological problems, autoimmune disorders, and kidney damage.
    p. 195.6

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