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motion sickness

noun, Pathology.
a feeling of nausea and dizziness, sometimes accompanied by vomiting, resulting from stimulation by motion of the semicircular canals of the ear during travel by car, plane, etc.
Origin of motion sickness
1940-45 Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for motion-sickness

motion sickness

the state or condition of being dizzy or nauseous from riding in a moving vehicle
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motion-sickness in Medicine

motion sickness n.
Nausea and dizziness induced by motion, as in travel by aircraft, car, or ship. Also called kinesia.

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