aeromedicine


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.

aer·o·med·i·cine

 (âr′ō-mĕd′ĭ-sĭn)
aer′o·med′i·cal (-kəl) adj.

aeromedicine

(ˈɛərəʊˌmɛdsən)
n
(Medicine) the medical treatment of disorders associated with air or space travel

aeromedicine

the medical specialty concerned with the health of those engaged in flying within the earth’s atmosphere.
See also: Aviation, Medical Specialties
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.aeromedicine - the study and treatment of disorders associated with flight (especially with space flight)aeromedicine - the study and treatment of disorders associated with flight (especially with space flight)
biomedicine - the branch of medical science that studies the ability of organisms to withstand environmental stress (as in space travel)
References in periodicals archive ?
Leever is the government chief technology officer for NextFlex as well as the portfolio lead for Airman Performance Monitoring and Aeromedicine at the Air Force Research Laboratory Materials and Manufacturing Directorate at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio.
The UAE aviation industry accounts for 28 per cent (Dh145 billion) of the Arab world's second-biggest economy, yet there is hardly a handful of Emirati women who are employed in critical segments of the aviation industry like engineering, air traffic control, aircraft maintenance, avionics and aeromedicine.
The UAE's aviation industry accounts for 28 per cent (AED145 billion) of the Arab world's second biggest economy gross domestic product, yet there is hardly a handful of Emirati women who are employed in critical segments such as engineering, air traffic control, aircraft maintenance, avionics and aeromedicine.