aviation medicine


: a branch of medicine that deals with diseases and disturbances associated with aviation : aerospace medicine
A patient with special needs, such as a need for supplemental oxygen, may require a medical certificate from a physician (preferably one with training in aviation medicine) stating that the passenger is medically fit for commercial air travel …Mark A. Gendreau and Charles DeJohn, New England Journal of Medicine, 4 Apr. 2002

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“Aviation medicine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aviation%20medicine. Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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