[dis-bah-riz-uh m]
noun Medicine/Medical.
  1. the condition resulting from a difference between the atmospheric pressure and the pressure of gases within the body.

Origin of dysbarism

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dysbarism in Medicine


  1. A complex of symptoms resulting from exposure to excessively low or rapidly changing air pressure.
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