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  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

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

    pain resulting from rapid change in pressure

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