from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A collection of symptoms, including shortness of breath, headache, and nosebleed, brought on by decreased oxygen in the atmosphere, such as that encountered at high altitudes.
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- noun medicine A
pathological conditioncaused by oxygen deficiencyat high altitudes; symptoms include shortness of breath, nausea, and nosebleed.
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- noun effects (as nosebleed or nausea) of oxygen deficiency in the blood and tissues at high altitudes
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