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bends

Overview page. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology — Astronomy and Astrophysics.

Syn: barotrauma. So named by those exposed to this occupational risk of working for long periods under increased atmospheric pressure because if the pressure is reduced too rapidly, gases,...

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offgassing

Overview page. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics — Public Health and Epidemiology.

The phenomenon observed when pressure is reduced on a liquid or solid substance in which gases are dissolved or absorbed, releasing the gas into the environment. When the gas is toxic,...

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