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space sickness

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noun Pathology.
  1. a complex of symptoms including nausea, lethargy, headache, and sweating, occurring among astronauts under conditions of weightlessness.

Origin of space sickness

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

space sickness

noun
  1. the nausea that people can experience in the gravity-free environment of space
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space sickness in Medicine

space sickness

n.
  1. Motion sickness caused by sustained weightlessness during space flight, usually accompanied by disturbance of the inner ear.
Related formsspacesick′ (spāssĭk′) adj.
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