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minamata disease meaning and definition

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Definition of Minamata disease (noun)

  1. a form of mercury poisoning among people who ate fish from mercury-contaminated waters of Minamata Bay off Japan in the 1950s; characterized by severe neurological degeneration
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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