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Definition of: hypobarism

(hī′pə·bäriz·əm) noun Med.
A condition brought about when the pressure of the gases within the body is in excess of the atmospheric pressure: opposed to hyperbarism. Compare aeroembolism. [<HYPO- + Gk. baros weight]

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