Compressed Air Sickness Synonyms
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Synonyms for Compressed Air Sickness
An embolism of air bubbles often caused by surgery, induced abortion, or decompression sickness
(Pathology) A sometimes fatal condition resulting from the formation of nitrogen bubbles in the blood and tissues, because of too rapid decompression, seen especially in deep-sea divers ascending rapidly from a dive. It is characterized by severe pains in the joints and chest, skin irritation, cramps, nausea, and paralysis.
Find another word for compressed air sickness. In this page you can discover 4 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for compressed air sickness, like: aeroembolism, bends, caisson-disease and decompression-sickness.