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sea sick·ness

motion sickness occurring in boat travelers.


A permutation of motion sickness, which occurs when a  susceptible individual is subjected to the pitching and rolling of a ship, especially at the extreme fore or aft of the vessel.

sea sickness

Sickness caused by motion of a vessel while at sea.
See: motion sickness
See also: sickness

sea sickness

One of the several forms of MOTION SICKNESS.
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