General term for the symptom complex resulting from exposure to decreased or changing barometric pressure, including all physiologic effects resulting from such changes with the exception of hypoxia, and including the effects of rapid decompression. ... Origin: dys-+ G. Baros, weight ... (05 Mar 200...
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(dis´bәr-iz-әm) any clinical syndrome caused by difference between the surrounding atmospheric pressure and the total gas pressure in the various tissues, fluids, and cavities of the body, including such conditions as barosinusitis, barotitis media, or expansion of gases in the hollow v...
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dysbarism A condition associated with exposure to very low or rapidly changing atmospheric pressure. Symptoms include pain in or near joints, giddiness, headache, numbness of limbs, chest pain, and shortness of breath. When it occurs in a severe form, it is sometimes called “decompression sickness...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: dis′bar-izm Definitions: 1. General term for the symptom complex resulting from exposure to decreased or changing barometric pressure, including all physiologic effects resulting from such changes with the exception of hypoxia, and including the effects of rapid decom...
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Dysbarism refers to medical conditions resulting from changes in ambient pressure. Various activities are associated with pressure changes. Scuba diving is the most frequently cited example, but pressure changes also affect people who work in other pressurized environments (for example, caisson wor...
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A general term that includes a complex variety of symptoms within the body caused by changes in ambient barometric pressure, but not including hypoxia. Characteristic symptoms are bends and abdominal gas pains at altitudes above 7,500-9,000 m. Also at increased barometric pressure, as in descent fro...
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