Aeroembolism - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |eroʊˈembəlɪzəm|  American pronunciation of the word aeroembolism
Brit.  |ˌeərəʊˈembəlɪzm|  British pronunciation of the word aeroembolism

noun

- obstruction of the circulatory system caused by an air bubble as, e.g., accidentally during surgery or hypodermic injection or as a complication from scuba diving
- pain resulting from rapid change in pressure (syn: bends)
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