aeroneurosis

/ (ˌɛərəʊnjʊˈrəʊsɪs) /

noun

a functional disorder of aeroplane pilots characterized by anxiety and various psychosomatic disturbances, caused by insufficient oxygen at high altitudes and the emotional tension of flying

Nearby words

  1. aeron.,
  2. aeronaut,
  3. aeronautical,
  4. aeronautical engineering,
  5. aeronautics,
  6. aeronomy,
  7. aeropathy,
  8. aeropause,
  9. aerophagia,
  10. aerophil

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