Disturbances resulting from a decrease of ambient pressure to less than that within the body fluids, tissues, and cavities.

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  • hypobarism — See hypobaric. * * * …   Universalium

  • hypobarism — Dysbarism resulting from decreasing barometric pressure on the body without hypoxia; gas in body cavities tends to expand, and gases dissolved in body fluids tend to come out of solution as bubbles. Cf.:decompression sickness. SYN: hypobaria. * * …   Medical dictionary

  • hypobaropathy — Sickness produced by reduced barometric pressure; not always distinguished from hypobarism and altitude sickness. [hypo + G. baros, weight, + pathos, suffering] * * * hy·po·bar·op·a·thy (hi″po bar opґə the) [hypo + baro + pathy] 1. the …   Medical dictionary

  • hypobaria — SYN: hypobarism …   Medical dictionary

  • hipobarism — hipobarísm s. n. Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  HIPOBARÍSM s. n. presiune atmosferică scăzută. (< engl. hypobarism) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

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