compressed-air illness

noun also compressed-air sickness or compressed-air disease

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • compressed-air illness — n DECOMPRESSION SICKNESS * * * decompression sickness …   Medical dictionary

  • compressed air illness — a syndrome occurring in people working under high pressure in diving bells or at great depths with breathing apparatus. On return to normal atmospheric pressure nitrogen dissolved in the bloodstream expands to form bubbles, causing pain (the… …   Medical dictionary

  • compressed air illness — caisson disease a syndrome occurring in people working under high pressure in diving bells or at great depths with breathing apparatus. On return to normal atmospheric pressure nitrogen dissolved in the bloodstream expands to form bubbles,… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Болезнь Декомпрессионная (Compressed Air Illness, Bends), Болезнь Кессонная (Caisson Disease) — синдром, развивающийся у людей, работающих под высоким давлением в подводном колоколе или на значительной глубине с дыхательными аппаратами. При возвращении к нормальному атмосферному давлению растворенный в крови азот расширяется, образуя… …   Медицинские термины

  • compressed-air disease — noun see compressed air illness …   Useful english dictionary

  • compressed-air sickness — noun see compressed air illness …   Useful english dictionary

  • Air pollution — from World War II production Smog over …   Wikipedia

  • БОЛЕЗНЬ ДЕКОМПРЕССИОННАЯ — (compressed air illness, bends), БОЛЕЗНЬ КЕССОННАЯ (caisson disease) синдром, развивающийся у людей, работающих под высоким давлением в подводном колоколе или на значительной глубине с дыхательными аппаратами. При возвращении к нормальному… …   Толковый словарь по медицине

  • Decompression sickness — Caisson disease [decompression sickness] Classification and external resources Two United States Navy sailors prepare for training inside a decompression chamber …   Wikipedia

  • Decompression (diving) — Divers decompressing in the water at the end of a dive Decompression in the context of diving derives from the reduction in ambient pressure experienced by the diver during the ascent at the end of a dive or hyperbaric exposure and refers to both …   Wikipedia

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