aeromedicine

noun

aero·​med·​i·​cine ˌer-ō-ˈme-də-sən How to pronounce aeromedicine (audio)
: a branch of medicine that deals with the diseases and disturbances arising from flying and the associated physiological and psychological problems

Word History

Etymology

aero- + medicine

First Known Use

1942, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of aeromedicine was in 1942

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Cite this Entry

“Aeromedicine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aeromedicine. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

Medical Definition

aeromedicine

noun
aero·​med·​i·​cine
ˌar-ō-ˈmed-ə-sən, ˌer-, British usually ˌer-ō-ˈmed-sən
: a branch of medicine that deals with the diseases and disturbances arising from flying and the associated physiological and psychological problems
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