space sickness(redirected from spacesick)
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Motion sickness caused by sustained weightlessness during space flight, usually accompanied by disturbance of the inner ear.
space′sick′ (spās′sĭk′) adj.
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1. (Pathology) the nausea that people can experience in the gravity-free environment of space
2. (Astronautics) the nausea that people can experience in the gravity-free environment of space
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