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Definition: 'Space Adaptation Syndrome'

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space adaptation syndrome

Type: Term

Definitions:
1. alterations in normal physiology that occur during prolonged exposure to weightlessness, unless preventive measures are taken; characterized by muscle atrophy, loss of mineral from bones, and cardiovascular changes.




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