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Noun Concept
Categories: RTT, Mountaineering and health, Skiing, Effects of external causes
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altitude sickness  AMS  acute mountain sickness  altitude illness  Acute high altitude illness
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Altitude sickness, the mildest form being acute mountain sickness, is the negative health effect of high altitude, caused by rapid exposure to low amounts of oxygen at high elevation. Wikipedia
A pathological condition that is caused by acute exposure to low air pressure Wikipedia Disambiguation
A pathological condition that is caused by acute exposure to high altitudes. OmegaWiki
A pathological condition caused by oxygen deficiency at high altitudes; symptoms include shortness of breath, nausea, and nosebleed. Wiktionary
Oxygen deficiency at high altitudes. Wiktionary (translation)