Definitions for "Multiple chemical sensitivity"
A medical condition affecting several organs in which a person reports sensitivity to very low doses of a variety of chemicals after an identifiable chemical exposure to one chemical. (Gobbell, 1994, p. 69)
A condition in which a person reports sensitivity or intolerance (as distinct from "allergic") to a number of chemicals and other irritants at very low concentrations. There are different views among medical professionals about the existence, causes, diagnosis, and treatment of this condition.
A wide variety of conditions that individuals may believe to be caused by low levels of exposure to a wide variety of chemicals.