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aeroembolism

aer·o·em·bo·lism

aeroembolism

 
pronunciation:
eI ro em b lih zm
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part of speech: noun
definition: nitrogen or air bubbles in the bloodstream, caused by severe decompression, surgery, or injury, and resulting in severe pain and sometimes convulsions; bends; decompression sickness; caisson disease.
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