rapture of the deep


noun Pathology.

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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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Medicine definitions for rapture of the deep

rapture of the deep

[ răpchər ]

n.

nitrogen narcosis
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