space medicine

noun

Definition of space medicine

: a branch of medicine that deals with the physiological and biological effects on the human body of spaceflight

Examples of space medicine in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Three spacewalks are planned to install equipment in preparation for the station’s expansion, while the crew will also assess living conditions in the Tianhe module and conduct experiments in space medicine and other fields. orlandosentinel.com, 8 Nov. 2021 The crew plans to do three spacewalks to install equipment in preparation for expanding the station, assess living conditions in the Tianhe module, and conduct experiments in space medicine and other fields. Danielle Wallace, Fox News, 26 Oct. 2021 The crew will do three spacewalks to install equipment in preparation for expanding the station; assess living conditions in the Tianhe module and conduct experiments in space medicine and other fields. NBC News, 16 Oct. 2021 One of the Germans also at Randolph was Hubertus Strughold, who became known as the father of American space medicine but fell into controversy over his Nazi past. Sig Christenson, ExpressNews.com, 25 Dec. 2020 Variety mentions that HMOs — some of the most loathed organizations of the ‘90s — still exist in 23rd-century space medicine. Adi Robertson, The Verge, 6 Oct. 2018 Variety mentions that HMOs — some of the most loathed organizations of the ‘90s — still exist in 23rd-century space medicine. Adi Robertson, The Verge, 6 Oct. 2018 The job is being offered by the French Institute for Space Medicine and Physiology, a group working to up French space medicine know-how. Erin Blakemore, Smithsonian, 5 Apr. 2017

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First Known Use of space medicine

1949, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of space medicine was in 1949

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12 Nov 2021

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“Space medicine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/space%20medicine. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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space medicine

noun

Medical Definition of space medicine

: a branch of medicine concerned with the physiological and biological effects on the human body of spaceflight

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