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Gas embolism

Gas embolism --> air embolism

(Science: physiology) a serious condition that results when air (in the form of bubbles) invades the blood vessels causing disruption of normal blood flow.

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Isobaric gas counterdiffusion in rabbit eye J. R. Cowley and C. J. Lambertsen The superficial isobaric gas counterdiffusion phenomenon, which produces dermal lesions and lethal gas embolism , was investigated at sea level and 2 ATA for effects on the eye of the New Zealand ...

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