dysbarism

n. difference between atmospheric pressure and the pressure of blood gases

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Dysbarism — DiseaseDisorder infobox Name = Effects of air pressure and water pressure ICD9 = ICD9|993 | ICD10 = ICD10|T|70| |t|66 Caption = DiseasesDB = 3491 ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = emerg eMedicineTopic = 154 MeshID = Dysbarism refers to… …   Wikipedia

  • dysbarism — /dis bah riz euhm/, n. Med. the condition resulting from a difference between the atmospheric pressure and the pressure of gases within the body. [DYS + BAR(O) + ISM] * * * …   Universalium

  • dysbarism — General term for the symptom complex resulting from exposure to decreased or changing barometric pressure, including all physiologic effects resulting from such changes with the exception of hypoxia, and including the effects of rapid… …   Medical dictionary

  • dysbarism — Decompression sickness caused by the release of nitrogen bubbles into the bloodstream at a very low ambient pressure. The person must be returned to a high pressure environment as soon as possible …   Aviation dictionary

  • dysbarism — dys·ba·rism …   English syllables

  • dysbarism — n. any clinical syndrome due to a difference between the atmospheric pressure outside the body and the pressure of air or gas within a body cavity (such as the paranasal sinuses or the middle ear). See: compressed air illness …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • dysbarism — ˈdisbəˌrizəm noun ( s) Etymology: dys + bar + ism : the complex of symptoms (as bends, headache, or mental disturbance) that accompanies exposure to excessively low or rapidly changing environmental air pressure * * * /dis bah riz euhm/, n. Med.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Баротравма (Dysbarism) — любое клиническое проявление, возникающее в результате различия между атмосферным давлением снаружи человеческого тела и давлением воздуха или газа внутри полостей тела (например, в придаточных пазухах носа или в среднем ухе). См. Болезнь… …   Медицинские термины

  • altitude dysbarism — The adverse effect of reduced barometric pressure at altitude on the human body …   Aviation dictionary

  • hypobarism — Dysbarism resulting from decreasing barometric pressure on the body without hypoxia; gas in body cavities tends to expand, and gases dissolved in body fluids tend to come out of solution as bubbles. Cf.:decompression sickness. SYN: hypobaria. * * …   Medical dictionary

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