compressed-air disease

compressed-air disease

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  • caisson disease — Caisson disease, or the bends, as the most prevalent and dangerous ailment of divers or men who work in a compressed air atmosphere is known, results when a diver who has been working under great pressure is too quickly brought to the surface and …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • caisson disease — cais·son disease kā .sän , kās ən ; Brit often kə sün n DECOMPRESSION SICKNESS * * * see compressed air illness * * * decompression sickness …   Medical dictionary

  • decompression disease — n. disorder (characterized by joint pains, skin lesions, respiratory difficulties and neurologic signs) that aircraft pilots experience when flying at high altitudes and following fast reduction of air pressure in people who have been breathing… …   English contemporary dictionary

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