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space medicine

the branch of aviation medicine dealing with the effects on humans of flying outside the earth's atmosphere.
1950-55 Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for space medicine

space medicine

the branch of medicine concerned with the effects on man of flight outside the earth's atmosphere Compare aviation medicine
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space medicine in Medicine

space medicine n.
The medical science that is concerned with the biological, physiological, and psychological effects of space flight on humans.

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