dysbarism

[ dis-bah-riz-uh m ]
/ ˈdɪs bɑˌrɪz əm /

noun Medicine/Medical.

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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Medicine definitions for dysbarism

dysbarism

[ dĭsbə-rĭz′əm ]

n.

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

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