caisson disease

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Origin of caisson disease

An Americanism dating back to 1880–85
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British Dictionary definitions for caisson disease

caisson disease

noun
  1. another name for decompression sickness
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caisson disease in Medicine

caisson disease

[kāsŏn′, -sən]
n.
  1. decompression sickness
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