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aer·o·space med·i·cine

a branch of medicine combining the areas of concern of both aviation and space medicine.

aerospace medicine

n.
The medical study and treatment of physiological and psychological disorders associated with atmospheric or space flight. Also called aeromedicine, aviation medicine.

aerospace medicine

[er′ōspās]
a branch of medicine concerned with the physiological and psychological effects of living and working in an artificial environment beyond the atmospheric and gravitational forces of the earth. The stress of extraterrestrial travel requiring long periods of weightlessness is a major concern. See also aviation medicine.

Aerospace Medicine

A composite field of medicine (borrowing from internal medicine, neurology, metabolic disease, and others), which studies the effects of atmospheric and space flight on physiology and health.
Types
(1) Aviation medicine, see there.
(2) Space medicine, see there.

aerospace medicine

A field of medicine that studies the effects of atmospheric & space flight on human physiology and health Types
1. Aviation medicine, see there.
2. Space medicine, see there.

aer·o·space med·i·cine

(ār'ō-spās med'i-sin)
Medical specialty focusing on health and medical problems of airplane and space flight personnel.

aerospace medicine

The branch of medicine dealing with the physical and psychological effects and implications of flying and space travel, including those of excessive accelerations, weightlessness, isolation and zero gravity.
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