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aerospace medicine:

see aviation medicineaviation medicine,
scientific study of the biological effects of aviation, especially on human beings. Although aviation medicine is concerned with such problems as the spread of diseases by persons traveling by air and the harmful effects of noise and air pollution, its
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; space medicinespace medicine,
study of the medical and biological effects of space travel on living organisms. The principal aim is to discover how well and for how long humans can withstand the extreme conditions encountered in space, as well as how well they can readapt to the earth's
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aerospace medicine

[¦e·rō¦spās ′med·ə·sin]
(medicine)
The branch of medicine dealing with the effects of flight in the atmosphere or space upon the human body and with the prevention or cure of physiological or psychological malfunctions arising from these effects. Also known as aeromedicine; aviation medicine.
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