hyperbarism

[hī′pər-bărĭz′əm]

n.

Disturbances to the body resulting from the pressure of ambient gases at greater than normal atmospheric pressure.

Nearby words

  1. hyperanakinesia,
  2. hyperaphia,
  3. hyperbaric,
  4. hyperbaric chamber,
  5. hyperbaric oxygen,
  6. hyperbaton,
  7. hyperbetalipoproteinemia,
  8. hyperbilirubinemia,
  9. hyperbola,
  10. hyperbole


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