decompression chamber

noun

Definition of decompression chamber

  1. :  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

Word by Word Definitions

chamberplay
  1. :  room

    :  bedroom

    :  a natural or artificial enclosed space or cavity

  1. :  to place in or as if in a chamber :  house

    :  to serve as a chamber for

    :  to accommodate in the chamber of a firearm

  1. :  being, relating to, or performing chamber music


Medical Dictionary

decompression chamber

noun

Medical Definition of decompression chamber

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

  2. 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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