hypobaropathy


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hypobaropathy

 [hi″po-bar-op´ah-the]
1. the disturbances experienced in high altitudes due to reduced air pressure; see high altitude sickness and mountain sickness.

hy·po·ba·rop·a·thy

(hī'pō-ba-rop'ă-thē),
Sickness produced by reduced barometric pressure; not always distinguished from hypobarism and altitude sickness.
[hypo- + G. baros, weight, + pathos, suffering]

hypobaropathy

/hy·po·bar·op·a·thy/ (-bar-op´ah-the)
1. the disturbances experienced in high altitudes due to reduced air pressure, as in high-altitude sickness and mountain sickness.

hypobaropathy

(1) Hypobarism, decompression illness.
(2) Altitude sickness, see there.

hy·po·ba·rop·a·thy

(hī'pō-bar-op'ă-thē)
Sickness produced by reduced barometric pressure.
[hypo- + G. baros, weight, + pathos, suffering]

hypobaropathy

the disturbances experienced at high altitudes due to reduced air pressure and lack of oxygen; altitude sickness.