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anti-G suit


Definition: a garment with bladders that expand to apply external pressure to the abdomen and lower extremities during positive-G maneuvers in flight or on a human centrifuge; the anti-G suit is worn to prevent the pooling of blood and serves to increase the wearer's ability to withstand exposure to higher-G forces.

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