aeroneurosis

noun

aero·​neu·​ro·​sis ˌar-ō-n(y)u̇-ˈrō-səs, ˌer- How to pronounce aeroneurosis (audio)
plural aeroneuroses -ˌsēz How to pronounce aeroneurosis (audio)
: a functional nervous disorder of flight personnel that is caused by emotional stress and characterized by physical symptoms (as restlessness, abdominal pains, and diarrhea)

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“Aeroneurosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/aeroneurosis. Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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