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Definition of the noun aeroembolism
What does aeroembolism mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: aeroembolisms
- 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
- pain resulting from rapid change in pressure
- lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
- synonyms of aeroembolism: air embolism / bends / caisson disease / decompression sickness / gas embolism
- more generic words: illness / malady / sickness / unwellness = impairment of normal physiological function affecting part or all of an organism
Alternative definition of the noun aeroembolism
- An embolism that results from the introduction, (or the formation under reduced pressure) of air bubbles in the blood
- synonym: air embolism
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by Donald Venes, MD
Aeroembolism due to an excessively rapid ascent to the surface by a deep-sea diver. SYN: bends; caisson ...
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 ...
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, ...
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.
by Virginia P. Studdert, Clive C. Gay, Douglas C. Blood
aeroembolism [ār′′o-em'bo-liz- m] ...
Flip 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 ...
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.
Mosby'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.
Mosby'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 ...
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; ...
aeroembolism. See air ...
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