recompression

noun
re·​com·​pres·​sion | \ ˌrē-kəm-ˈpresh-ən How to pronounce recompression (audio) \

Medical Definition of recompression

: a renewed heightening of atmospheric pressure especially as treatment for decompression sickness

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“Recompression.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/recompression. Accessed 18 Jun. 2021.

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