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Synonyms for air embolism
air em·bolism

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  1. air embolismnoun

    Synonyms:
    aeroembolism, gas embolism

Princeton's WordNet

  1. air embolism, aeroembolism, gas embolismnoun

    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

    Synonyms:
    aeroembolism, bends, caisson disease, gas embolism, decompression sickness

  2. decompression sickness, aeroembolism, air embolism, gas embolism, caisson disease, bendsnoun

    pain resulting from rapid change in pressure

    Synonyms:
    decompression sickness, bends, caisson disease, gas embolism, aeroembolism

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Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. air embolism

    Synonyms:
    Air embolus, arterial gas embolism, gas embolism, gas embolus

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