motion-sickness

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:
1940–45

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

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

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