motion sickness
noun Date: 1942 sickness induced by motion (as in travel by air, car, or ship) and characterized by nausea

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  • Motion sickness — is a very common disturbance of the inner ear that is caused by repeated motion such as from the swell of the sea, the movement of a car, the motion of a plane in turbulent air, etc. In the inner ear (which is also called the labyrinth), motion… …   Medical dictionary

  • Motion Sickness — Live album by Bright Eyes Released November 15, 2005 (U.S.) …   Wikipedia

  • Motion Sickness — (engl. für Reisekrankheit) kann folgende Bedeutungen haben: Reisekrankheit, ein neurologisches Krankheitsbild Motion Sickness: Live Recordings, ein Live Album von Bright Eyes Diese Seite ist eine …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • motion sickness — n. sickness characterized by nausea, vomiting, and dizziness, and caused by the motion of an aircraft, boat, etc …   English World dictionary

  • motion sickness — motion .sickness n [U] especially AmE a feeling of illness that some people get when travelling by car, boat, plane etc = ↑travel sickness, carsickness ↑carsickness British Equivalent: seasickness …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • motion sickness — motion ,sickness noun uncount AMERICAN a feeling of being sick while traveling in a car, airplane, train, etc. British travel sickness …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Motion sickness — For the album by Bright Eyes, see Motion Sickness. Motion sickness Classification and external resources ICD 10 T75.3 ICD 9 …   Wikipedia

  • motion sickness — Pathol. a feeling of nausea and dizziness, sometimes accompanied by vomiting, resulting from stimulation by motion of the semicircular canals of the ear during travel by car, plane, etc. [1940 45] * * * Sickness caused by contradiction between… …   Universalium

  • motion sickness — noun the state of being dizzy or nauseated because of the motions that occur while traveling in or on a moving vehicle • Syn: ↑kinetosis • Hypernyms: ↑ailment, ↑complaint, ↑ill, ↑nausea, ↑sickness • Hyponyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • motion sickness — A condition in which a person suffers from nausea and vomiting. Motion sickness includes sea sickness, car sickness, swing sickness, and air sickness. The sickness in the air may be caused by a fear of flying, apprehension at seeing the horizon… …   Aviation dictionary

  • motion sickness — travel sickness nausea, vomiting, and headache caused by motion during travel by sea, road, or air. The symptoms are due to overstimulation of the balance organs in the inner ear by repeated small changes in the position of the body and are… …   The new mediacal dictionary

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