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Definition of the noun aeroembolism

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noun - plural: aeroembolisms

  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
  2. pain resulting from rapid change in pressure

Alternative definition of the noun aeroembolism


  1. An embolism that results from the introduction, (or the formation under reduced pressure) of air bubbles in the blood

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Google previewTaber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2013)

by Donald Venes, MD

Aeroembolism due to an excessively rapid ascent to the surface by a deep-sea diver. SYN: bends; caisson ...

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Medical Dictionary (1995)

by Merriam-Webster, Inc, Roger W. Pease, Jr.

bends n pi : AEROEMBOLISM aiHrarne X'ar-ibornX adj : carried or transported by the air (es.. allergens) (~ bacteria) air embolism n : obstruction of the circulation by air that has gained entrance to veins usu. through wounds — compare ...

Google previewNew American Roget's College Thesaurus in Dictionary Form (Revised &Updated) (2002)

by Philip D. Morehead

barfogenesis; fibrosis; malnutrition; infection, plague; balding, alopecia; colic; shock; motion sickness, carsickness, seasickness, mal de mer, airsickness, jet lag, altitude sickness or discomfort, aeroembolism, decompression sickness, bends, ...

Google previewBiographical Dictionary of Psychology (2016)

by Noel Sheehy, Antony J. Chapman, Wenday A. Conroy

Research there was at the forefront of physiological and psychological science, investigating phenomena – anoxia, aeroembolism, explosive decompression, high G forces, night flying – that at the time were poorly understood.

Google previewSaunders Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary (2011)

by Virginia P. Studdert, Clive C. Gay, Douglas C. Blood

aeroembolism [ār′′o-em'bo-liz- m] ...

Google previewFlip Dictionary (2002)

by Barbara Kipfer

ENVY SOMETHING SOMEONE ELSE HAS - EQUAL TIME GIVEN IN MEDIA ENVIRONMENTAL AND OCCUPATIONAL DISEASES AND DISORDERS aeroembolism/caisson disease/decompression sickness/ diver's palsy/the bends allergies ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Health Education (2010)

by David A. Bedworth, Albert E. Bedworth

AEROEMBOLISM A condition produced by a rapid decrease of pressure and characterized by the formation of nitrogen bubbles in the blood and body tissues. AERO-OTITIS MEDIA Damage to the middle ear due to pressure differences.

Google previewMosby's Dental Dictionary (2013)

by Elsevier, Mosby

embolism, air, n See aeroembolism. dental benefits, when persons first become entitled to such benefits, and any provisions that determine how benefits.

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

Also called aeroembolism. See also decompression sickness ...

Google previewBlackwell's Nursing Dictionary (2013)

by Dawn Freshwater, Sian Masiln-Prothero

EMBOLUS the presence of small bubbles of gas in the blood which occlude the smaller vessels; a disorder frequently affecting deep-sea divers; aeroembolism; G. GANGRENE see under GANGRENE; ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2016)

by Mosby

aeroembolism. See air ...

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Aeroembolism Meaning

Video shows what aeroembolism means. An embolism that results from the introduction, (or the formation under reduced pressure) of air bubbles in the blood..

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