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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 previewBiographical Dictionary of Psychology (2002)

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

aeroembolism, explosive decompression, high G forces, niglu 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 ...

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 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 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 ...

Google previewMosby's Dental Dictionary (2013)

by 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 (2009)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

aeroembolism. See air embolism. Aeromonas /er'6m6' nas/, a genus of pathogenic rodshaped, gram-negative bacteria found in fresh and salt water and also in soil and sewage. Various species affect fish and animals ...

Google previewDictionary of Health Education (2009)

by David 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. AEROOTITIS MEDIA Damage to the middle ear due to pressure differences.

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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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