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tunnel disease

noun, Pathology.
1.
aeroembolism (def 2).
2.
hookworm (def 2).
Origin of tunnel disease
1885-1890
First recorded in 1885-90
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British Dictionary definitions for tunnel disease

tunnel disease

noun
1.
another name (esp formerly) for decompression sickness
Word Origin
so called because it used to be common among people who were digging tunnels
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tunnel disease in Medicine

tunnel disease n.
See ancylostomiasis.

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