space medicine

noun
the branch of aviation medicine dealing with the effects on humans of flying outside the earth's atmosphere.

Origin:
1950–55

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

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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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There will also be more emphasis on space medicine, and the station is to get a centrifuge.
Topics as varied as science fiction, space medicine and commercial spaceflight will also be tackled.
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