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Air Sickness

Definition of the noun air sickness

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noun

  1. motion sickness experienced while traveling by air (especially during turbulence)
    • lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
    • alternative spelling: airsickness
    • more generic terms: kinetosis / motion sickness = the state of being dizzy or nauseated because of the motions that occur while traveling in or on a moving vehicle

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Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

air sickness, a form of motion sickness caused by air travel and, in some cases, by travelling on land at high elevations.

Google previewConcise Medical Dictionary For Health Care Practitioners(a) (2005)

by Dhirendra Verma

Motion Sickness : Nausea and vomiting induced by forms of motion (sea sickness , car sickness, air sickness). MOD : Memorandum Of L/nderstanding. A signed statement outlining, the responsibilities of each party involved. Mountain Sickness ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Health Education (2010)

by David A. Bedworth, Albert E. Bedworth

AIR SICKNESS A condition due to overstimulation of the labyrinth q.v. AIR SPLINT A double-walled plastic tube in which a limb can be immobilized when air is blown into the space between the walls. An ∼ is used by paramedics to immobilize ...

Google previewDICTIONARY OF MEDICAL TERMS,6th ed. (2012)

air sickness N. nausea, vomiting, and headache caused by airplane motion and the changes in gravity experienced during flight, esp. in turbulence. Symptomatic relief is provided by ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Nursing (2014)

by Market House Books

air sickness n. see motion sickness. airway [air-way] n. 1. any of the passages of the respiratory system. 2. any device that enables the flow of air into and out of the lungs. See nasopharyngeal airway, oropharyngeal ...

Google previewConcise Medical Dictionary (2015)

by Elizabeth Martin

air sickness see motion sickness. airway n. 1 . any of the passages of the respiratory system. 2. any device that enables the ...

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Small photo of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - 10 August 2017: Passenger holding air sickness bag in Malaysia Airline (MAS) flight before take off. More...

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