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Related / Similar Words: decompression sickness, aeroembolism, gas embolism, caisson disease, bends

 

Definition:
  • pain resulting from rapid change in pressure;
  • obstruction of the circulatory system caused by an air bubble as, e.g., accidentally during surgery or hypodermic injection or as a complication from scuba diving;

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