noun, Pathology.
Also called altitude sickness. nausea, headache, and shortness of breath caused by climbing to high altitudes (usually above 12 000 ft)
(vet science) a disease of cattle kept at high altitude in S and N America, characterized by congestive heart failure

mountain sickness moun·tain sickness (moun’tən)
Altitude sickness brought on by the diminished oxygen pressure at mountain elevations.


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