dysbarism

noun

dys·​ba·​rism ˈdis-bə-ˌriz-əm How to pronounce dysbarism (audio)
: the complex of symptoms (such as decompression sickness, headache, or mental disturbance) that accompanies exposure to excessively low or rapidly changing environmental air pressure

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“Dysbarism.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/dysbarism. Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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