decompression chamber

noun

Definition of decompression chamber 

: a small room that allows a person (such as an ocean diver) to slowly experience lower amounts of air pressure until normal air pressure is reached

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decompression chamber

noun

Medical Definition of decompression chamber 

1 : a chamber in which excessive pressure can be reduced gradually to atmospheric pressure

2 : a chamber in which an individual can be gradually subjected to decreased atmospheric pressure (as in simulating conditions at high altitudes)

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