hypobaropathy

hypobaropathy
Sickness produced by reduced barometric pressure; not always distinguished from hypobarism and altitude sickness. [hypo- + G. baros, weight, + pathos, suffering]

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hy·po·bar·op·a·thy (hi″po-bar-opґə-the) [hypo- + baro- + -pathy] 1. the disturbances experienced in high altitudes due to reduced air pressure; see high-altitude sickness and mountain sickness, under sickness. 2. hypobarism.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • hypobaropathy — /huy poh beuh rop euh thee/, n. Pathol. a condition produced in high altitudes, caused by diminished air pressure and reduced oxygen intake; mountain sickness. [HYPO + BARO + PATHY] * * * …   Universalium

  • hypobaropathy — noun Sickness caused by reduced atmospheric pressure, such as altitude sickness …   Wiktionary

  • hypobaropathy — /huy poh beuh rop euh thee/, n. Pathol. a condition produced in high altitudes, caused by diminished air pressure and reduced oxygen intake; mountain sickness. [HYPO + BARO + PATHY] …   Useful english dictionary

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