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Definition of 'aeroembolism'

Noun

  1. obstruction of the circulatory system caused by an air bubble as, e.g., accidentally during surgery or hypodermic injection or as a complication from scuba diving
       Synonyms: air embolism gas embolism
  2. pain resulting from rapid change in pressure
       Synonyms: decompression sickness air embolism gas embolism caisson disease bends


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