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barotrauma

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noun baro·trau·ma \-ˈtrau̇-mə, -ˈtrȯ-\

Definition of barotrauma

  1. :  injury of a body part or organ as a result of changes in barometric pressure



1937

First Known Use of barotrauma

1937


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barotrauma

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noun baro·trau·ma \-ˈtrau̇-mə, -ˈtrȯ-\

Medical Definition of barotrauma

plural baro·trau·mas also baro·trau·ma·ta \-mət-ə\play

  1. :  injury of a part or organ as a result of changes in barometric pressure; especially :  aero-otitis media




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