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barotrauma

[ bar-uh-trou-muh, -traw- ]
/ 藢b忙r 蓹藞tra蕣 m蓹, -藞tr蓴- /
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noun, plural bar路o路trau路ma路ta [bar-uh-trou-muh-tuh, -traw-], /藢b忙r 蓹藞tra蕣 m蓹 t蓹, -藞tr蓴-/, bar路o路trau路mas.Pathology.
injury of certain organs, especially the ear, due to a change in the atmospheric pressure.
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British Dictionary definitions for barotrauma

barotrauma
/ (藞b忙r蓹蕣藢tr蓴藧m蓹) /

noun
an injury caused by changes in atmospheric pressure, esp to the eardrums or lungs
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