Origin of hyperbaric
hyper- + bar- + 1-ic
First Known Use: 1962
Rhymes with hyperbaric
Medical Definition of hyperbaric
1: having a specific gravity greater than that of cerebrospinal fluid—used of solutions for spinal anesthesia; compare hypobaric
2: of, relating to, or utilizing greater than normal pressure especially of oxygen <a hyperbaric chamber> <hyperbaric treatment>
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