aeromedicine

noun
aero·​med·​i·​cine | \ ˌer-ō-ˈme-də-sən How to pronounce aeromedicine (audio) \

Definition of aeromedicine

: a branch of medicine that deals with the diseases and disturbances arising from flying and the associated physiological and psychological problems

First Known Use of aeromedicine

1942, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for aeromedicine

aero- + medicine

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The first known use of aeromedicine was in 1942

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“Aeromedicine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aeromedicine. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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aeromedicine

noun
aero·​med·​i·​cine | \ ˌar-ō-ˈmed-ə-sən, ˌer-, British usually ˌer-ō-ˈmed-sən \

Medical Definition of aeromedicine

: 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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