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A source of annoyance, unpleasantness. In practice a nuisance is often defined as the source of unpleasant or noxious smells, such as a tannery or rendering plant, or a source of excessive noise. Local by-laws may provide ways to obtain relief from public health nuisances, which in some local health departments are a common cause of complaints.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology.


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