Medical Dictionary

altitude sickness

noun al·ti·tude sickness \ˌal-tə-ˌt(y)üd-\

Medical Definition of ALTITUDE SICKNESS

:  the effects (as nosebleed, nausea, or headache) of oxygen deficiency in the blood and tissues developed at high altitudes with reduced atmospheric pressure


July 04, 2015
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