altitude illness

высотная болезнь
горная болезнь

Англо-русский словарь по авиационной медицине. 2013.

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  • Altitude illness — 1. Altitude illness (or altitude sickness) is a disorder caused by being at high altitude. It commonly occurs above 8,000 feet (2,440 meters). The cause of altitude illness is a matter of oxygen physiology. At sea level the concentration of… …   Medical dictionary

  • Illness, altitude — Altitude illness (or altitude sickness) is a disorder caused by being at high altitude. It more commonly occurs above 8,000 feet (2,440 meters). The cause of altitude illness is a matter of oxygen physiology. At sea level the concentration of… …   Medical dictionary

  • Altitude sickness — Infobox Disease Name = Altitude sickness Caption = DiseasesDB = 8375 DiseasesDB mult = DiseasesDB2|29615 ICD10 = ICD10|T|70|2|t|66 ICD9 = ICD9|E902.0 ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = med eMedicineTopic = 3225 MeshID = D000532 Altitude… …   Wikipedia

  • Altitude sickness — 1. Altitude sickness (or altitude illness) is a disorder caused by being at high altitude. It more commonly occurs above 8,000 feet (2,440 meters). The cause of altitude illness is a matter of oxygen physiology. At sea level the concentration of… …   Medical dictionary

  • altitude sickness — noun effects (as nosebleed or nausea) of oxygen deficiency in the blood and tissues at high altitudes • Hypernyms: ↑hypoxia • Hyponyms: ↑mountain sickness * * * ˈaltitude sickness 7 [altitude sickness] …   Useful english dictionary

  • altitude sickness — noun illness caused by ascent to high altitude, characterized by hyperventilation, nausea, and exhaustion resulting from shortage of oxygen …   English new terms dictionary

  • altitude sickness — UK / US noun [uncountable] an illness caused by the small amount of oxygen in the air when you are very high up, for example on a mountain …   English dictionary

  • altitude sickness — /ˈæltətjud sɪknəs/ (say altuhtyoohd siknuhs) noun illness with such symptoms as nausea, vomiting, breathlessness, anorexia, and nosebleed, caused by an oxygen deficiency, as encountered at high altitudes …   Australian English dictionary

  • Sickness, altitude — Altitude sickness (or altitude illness) is a disorder caused by being at high altitude. It more commonly occurs above 8,000 feet (2,440 meters). The cause of altitude illness is a matter of oxygen physiology. At sea level the concentration of… …   Medical dictionary

  • Effects of high altitude on humans — Climbing Mount Rainier. The effects of high altitude on humans are considerable. The percentage saturation of hemoglobin with oxygen determines the content of oxygen in our blood. After the human body reaches around 2,100 m (7,000 feet) above sea …   Wikipedia

  • Mountain sickness — Also known as altitude sickness or altitude illness, this is a disorder caused by being at high altitude, commonly above 8,000 feet (2,440 meters). The cause of altitude illness is a matter of oxygen physiology. At sea level the concentration of… …   Medical dictionary

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