low-pressure chamber


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low-pressure chamber

An enclosure designed to simulate high altitudes by exposing humans or animals to low atmospheric pressure. Such studies are essential for simulated flights into the atmosphere and space.
Synonym: altitude chamber
See also: chamber
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