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space medicine

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  1. the branch of aviation medicine dealing with the effects on humans of flying outside the earth's atmosphere.

Origin of space medicine

First recorded in 1950–55
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British Dictionary definitions for space medicine

space medicine

  1. the branch of medicine concerned with the effects on man of flight outside the earth's atmosphereCompare aviation medicine
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space medicine in Medicine

space medicine

  1. The medical science that is concerned with the biological, physiological, and psychological effects of space flight on humans.
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