Deprived of oxygen by the decompression, the flight test crew had to grab for oxygen masks.
The carburetor flushes his blood with oxygen, the decompression tank adjusts him to the lack of air-pressure.
With Tom, it was only a matter of decompression and he soon was up and about.
The decompression was complete and he suffered no symptoms of the "Caisson Disease."
Going deeper would mean stopping for decompression on the way up.
If the skull fracture happened in a uremic, the decompression would probably do no harm.
Thank heavens, he was taken to the decompression chamber instead of the police station!
Here he was placed in a decompression chamber for several hours and later transferred to a hospital bed.
If the decompression is not properly effected, the diver will suffer agonies and even death from the so-called "Caisson Disease."
He picked up the phone and called the decompression chamber building.
decompression de·com·pres·sion (dē'kəm-prěsh'ən)
The relief of pressure on a body part by surgery.
The restoration of deep sea divers and caisson workers to atmospheric pressure by means of a decompression chamber.