mal de mer


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mal

 [mal] (Fr. and Sp.)
mal de Meleda symmetrical keratosis of the palms and soles associated with a dry, scaly thickening of the wrists and ankles.
mal de mer seasickness.

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.

mal de mer

(măl′ də mâr′)
n.
Seasickness.

mal de mer

See 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.

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.

mal

[Fr.] illness. disease.

mal de caderas
see trypanosomaequinum.
mal du coit
see dourine.
mal do eucalipto
disease caused by poisoning with the fungus Ramaria spp.
grand mal
a generalized convulsive seizure attended by loss of consciousness. See also seizure.
mal des mains sales
see hydatid disease.
mal de mer
seasickness.
petit mal
momentary loss of consciousness without convulsive movements. See also seizure.
mal de playa
South American name for lantana poisoning.
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Now that mal de mer can be controlled, all who are subject to seasickness can enjoy the Norwegian coastline.
Cruises for Knight have meant a fire in the boiler room, an explosion, a hurricane, standing around a lifeboat muster station, lengthy cabin confinement and miserable mal de mer (seasickness).
Care for "a crepe galette of sea chortle and kelp in a rich mal de mer sauce"?