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seasickness

 [se´sik-nes]
discomfort caused by the motion of a boat under way, a form of motion sickness. The unusual motion disturbs the organs of balance located in the inner ear. Symptoms are nausea and vomiting, dizziness, headache, pallor, and cold perspiration. Ways to help ward off seasickness include staying in the fresh air instead of in a stuffy room, eating lightly, and avoiding fatty, fried, or spicy foods. Antinausea medicines may be effective. If seasickness occurs, the sufferer should rest lying down with the head low, in a comfortable well ventilated place. Also written sea sickness.

sea·sick·ness

(sē'sik-nĕs),
A form of motion sickness caused by the motion of a floating platform, such as a ship, boat, or raft.

seasickness

/sea·sick·ness/ (se´sik-nes) motion sickness malaise caused by the motion of a ship.

seasickness

(sē′sĭk′nĭs)
n.
Motion sickness resulting from the pitching and rolling of a ship or boat in water, especially at sea.

sea′sick′ adj.

seasickness

a form of kinesia caused by traveling on an ocean or the sea. Also called mal de mer. Compare air sickness, car sickness. See also kinesia.

seasickness

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.

seasickness

Neurology A type of motion sickness–type C, which occurs in susceptible persons subjected to the rock & roll of a ship at sea. See Motion sickness.

sea·sick·ness

(sē'sik-nĕs)
A form of motion sickness caused by the movement of a floating platform, such as a ship, boat, or raft.
Synonym(s): mal de mer.
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