Decompression-sickness synonyms

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An embolism of air bubbles often caused by surgery, induced abortion, or decompression sickness
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(Pathology) condition caused by bubbles of gas in a vascular system
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(Diving) A condition of bubbles in the blood which sometimes occurs during ascent.
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(Pathology, nautical) The painful condition in which bubbles of nitrogen form in body tissues after a person makes too-rapid a transition from high atmospheric pressure to lower atmospheric pressure.
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(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.
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pain resulting from rapid change in pressure
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Find another word for decompression-sickness. In this page you can discover 8 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for decompression-sickness, like: aeroembolism, air-embolism, bends, caisson-disease, diver's palsy, the-bends, tunnel disease and gas embolism.