aeromedicine


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a·vi·a·tion med·i·cine

the study and practice of medicine as it applies to physiologic problems peculiar to aviation.
Synonym(s): aeromedicine

aeromedicine

(âr′ō-mĕd′ĭ-sĭn)
aer′o·med′i·cal (-kəl) adj.

aeromedicine

(1) Space medicine; aerospace medicine.
(2) Aviation medicine.

a·vi·a·tion med·i·cine

(ā'vē-ā'shŭn med'i-sin)
The study and practice of medicine as it applies to physiologic problems peculiar to aviation.
Synonym(s): aeromedicine.

aeromedicine

The study of any medical disorder caused by or made worse by flight in aircraft. The study of the techniques of evacuation of sick or injured by air. See also AEROSPACE MEDICINE.