decompresssion illness

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decompression sickness or decompresssion illness
 
n
caisson disease, Also called: aeroembolism, Nontechnical name: the bends a disorder characterized by severe pain in muscles and joints, cramp, and difficulty in breathing, caused by a sudden and sustained decrease in air pressure, resulting in the deposition of nitrogen bubbles in the tissues
 
decompresssion illness or decompresssion illness
 
n

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