Cite
 

Meaning of altitude sickness

al'titude sick"ness

Pronunciation: [key]
— Pathol. Pathol.
  1. a condition affecting some persons at high altitudes, caused by insufficient oxygen in the blood and characterized by dizziness, nausea, and shortness of breath.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
See also: