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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 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 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. Symptoms usually include nausea and vomiting, and are ...

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 previewA Dictionary of Travel and Tourism Terminology (2005)

by Allan Beaver

air sickness Type of motion sickness particular to air travel. Modern aircraft usually fly above the weather, avoiding a bumpy journey. air space See FIRs. Air Tariff Publishing Company See ATPCo. air taxi In ...

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 ...

Google previewConcise Colour 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 ...

Google previewBantam Medical Dictionary, Fifth Edition (2009)

by Laurence Urdang

air sickness see motion sickness. airway n. any natural passageway or respiratory device that enables the flow of air into and out of the trachea. lungs. bronchi. and bronchioles. akathisia n. a pattern of involuntary ...

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