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Synonyms for air embolism

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. air embolism, aeroembolism, gas embolism(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

    aeroembolism, bends, caisson disease, gas embolism, decompression sickness, air embolism

  2. decompression sickness, aeroembolism, air embolism, gas embolism, caisson disease, bends(noun)

    pain resulting from rapid change in pressure

    decompression sickness, bends, caisson disease, gas embolism, aeroembolism, air embolism


  1. air embolism(noun)

    aeroembolism, gas embolism

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. air embolism

    Air embolus, arterial gas embolism, gas embolism, gas embolus

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