Definition of Hyperbaric chamber

1. Noun. A large chamber in which the oxygen pressure is above normal for the atmosphere; used in treating breathing disorders or carbon monoxide poisoning.

Generic synonyms: Chamber



Definition of Hyperbaric chamber

1. Noun. A vessel containing air at an elevated pressure, especially one used to administer oxygen to a patient ¹

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Medical Definition of Hyperbaric chamber

1. A pressurised chamber that allows for the delivery of oxygen in higher concentrations for therapeutic benefit. Useful in the treatment of severe burns, peripheral vascular disease, carbon monoxide poisoning and decompression illness. (27 Sep 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hyperbaric Chamber

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hyperbaric chamber (current term)
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Literary usage of Hyperbaric chamber

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1. The U. S. Coal Industry, 1970-1990: Two Decades of Change (1992)
"6.5 FIRE PREVENTION A hyperbaric chamber poses a special fire hazard because of the ... 6.5.1 Ignition Possible sources of ignition in a hyperbaric chamber ..."

2. Directory of Federal Laboratory and Technology Resources: A Guide to (1993)
"Croton facilities include an anechoic chamber and 10-ft dia hyperbaric chamber man-rated to 350 ft ..."

3. The Military Dictionary (1987)
"... seas, lakes, rivers, and their adjoining coastal areas, with particular reference to their use for navigational purposes. hyperbaric chamber—( ..."

4. Young Humphry Davy: The Making of an Experimental Chemist by June Z. Fullmer (2000)
"The latter should be put in at a hole in the side about the height of the knee. ...19 The box functioned as a rudimentary hyperbaric chamber, for forcing ..."

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