hypobarism

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hypobarism

 [hi″po-bar´izm]
the condition resulting from exposure to ambient gas pressure or atmospheric pressures that are below those within body tissues, fluids, cavities.

hy·po·bar·ism

(hī'pō-bar'izm),
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. Compare: decompression sickness.
Synonym(s): hypobaria

hypobarism

/hy·po·bar·ism/ (-bar´izm) the condition resulting when ambient gas or atmospheric pressure is below that within the body tissues.

hypobarism

[-ber′izəm]
air pressure that is significantly less than the sea level normal of 760 mm Hg. See also barotrauma, decompression sickness.

hy·po·bar·ism

(hī'pō-bar'izm)
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.
Compare: decompression sickness, bends

hy·po·bar·ism

(hī'pō-bar'izm)
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.
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