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bioastronautics Syllabification: bi·o·as·tro·naut·ics
Pronunciation: /ˌbīōˌastrəˈnôdiks/

Definition of bioastronautics in English:


The study of the effects of space flight on living organisms.
Example sentences
  • Course content included bioastronautics (ie, the study of the effects of space travel on humans), occupational health, and human and research requirements in space (eg, hygiene, preventive medicine).
  • Aboard the Station, research has been conducted in bioastronautics, physical sciences, fundamental space biology, space product development and space flight disciplines.
  • Aboard the International Space Station, Expedition Four and Five crewmembers performed a total of 12 bioastronautics investigations.

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