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decompression

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(dē″kŏm-presh′ŏn )

[de- + compression]

1. The removal of pressure, as from gas in the intestinal tract.
SEE: Wangensteen tube
2. The slow reduction or removal of pressure on deep-sea divers and caisson workers to prevent development of nitrogen bubbles in the tissue spaces.

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Decompression." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/750161/all/decompression.
Decompression. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/750161/all/decompression. Accessed May 19, 2019.
Decompression. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/750161/all/decompression
Decompression [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 May 19]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/750161/all/decompression.
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