aeroneurosis


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Related to aeroneurosis: aponeurosis

aeroneurosis

(ˌɛərəʊnjʊˈrəʊsɪs)
n
(Medicine) a functional disorder of aeroplane pilots characterized by anxiety and various psychosomatic disturbances, caused by insufficient oxygen at high altitudes and the emotional tension of flying

aeroneurosis

a stress condition of aviators, manifested in such physical symptoms as stomach pains, digestive problems, etc.
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