counterpressure

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counterpressure

[koun-ter-presh-er]
noun
pressure in the opposite direction or with opposing effect.

Origin:
1645–55; counter- + pressure

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Instead the suit relies on mechanical counterpressure, which involves wrapping tight layers of material around the body.
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