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motion sickness

noun, Pathology
1.
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
1940-1945
1940-45
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British Dictionary definitions for motion-sickness

motion sickness

noun
1.
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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