TITLE

space medicine

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2031
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "space medicine" is presented. It refers to the branch of medical science that is concerned with the physiological and pathological problems of humans, who enter the area beyond the Earth's atmosphere. Space medicine includes investigation of effects of weightlessness, sensory deprivation, and motion sickness.
ACCESSION #
21246050

 

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