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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 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 AEROEMBOLISM air hunger n : deep labored breathing at an increased or decreased rate air sac n : ALVEOLUS b air-sick Park\ adj : affected with motion sickness associated with flying — air-sick'ness n air-way X-iwaX n : a passageway for air into ...

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 ...

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

by Philip D. Morehead

prostration; nausea; acidosis, alkalosis; carpal tunnel syndrome, writer's cramp; housemaid's knee; coronary; cough; combat fatigue; simulator sickness, 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, caisson disease; amblyopia (see BLINDNESS); amnesia (see OBLIVION); dysentery, ...

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. That experience made him acutely aware of the many immensely important practical problems to be solved in the world and how much more difficult it was to work on them than on abstract problems in an academic environment. At the conclusion of the war, ...

Google previewSaunders Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary (2011)

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

aeroembolism [ār′′o-em'bo-liz- m ] obstructionof a blood vessel byairorgas. aerogen[ār'o-jen′′] agas-producing bacillus. aerogenesis [ār′′o-jen' -sis] formationorproduction of gas. Aeromonas [ār′′o-mo'n s] agenus of facultatively anaerobic, gramnegative rod-shaped bacteriainthefamily Pseudomonadaceae, usually residentinrichly organicwater and ...

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.

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 altitude sickness anoxemia anoxia anoxic anoxia anthrax/pulmonary anthrax/woolsorter's disease asthma birth defects cadmium poisoning cancer carpal tunnel syndrome chilblain chronic fatigue immune dysfunction syndrome dermatitis ...

Google previewBlackwell's Nursing Dictionary (2013)

by Dawn Freshwater, Sian Masiln-Prothero

aeroembolism (air-o-em' -b6-lizm): A condition that occurs particularly in aviators, when it is caused by rapid ascent to great heights, and in deep sea divers when returning to the surface from great depths. See also CAISSON DISEASE and BENDS. Nitrogen bubbles form in body tissues and fluids, causing symptoms that include rash, pain in the joints and lungs, itching, neuritis, paraesthesia, ...

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. eligible person, ...

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Aeroembolism Meaning

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