GRAY-OUT

the partial loss of consciousness that is due to a lack of oxygen in the blood resulting in hypoxia. Happens to mountain climbers and pilots. Sensory, motor and mental abilities are dulled.

GRAY-OUT: "Joe experienced a grey out from the altitude."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "GRAY-OUT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/gray-out/ (accessed April 1, 2020).
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