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rapture of the deep

noun Pathology.
  1. nitrogen narcosis.
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Origin of rapture of the deep

1950–55; coined by J. Y. Cousteau as a translation of the French phrase ivresse des grandes profondeurs
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rapture of the deep in Medicine

rapture of the deep

  1. nitrogen narcosis
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