recompression chamber
See hyperbaric chamber.

Military dictionary. 2000.

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  • Recompression chamber — A recompression chamber is a pressure vessel used to treat divers suffering from certain diving disorders such as decompression sickness.Often the terms recompression chamber , decompression chamber , hyperbaric chamber , and hyperbaric oxygen… …   Wikipedia

  • recompression chamber — barokamera statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Kamera, naudojama slėgiui keisti iki tokio, kuris būna vandenyje, leidžiantis žemiau jūros paviršiaus, ar ore. Ši kamera yra vienintelė priemonė kesoninei (dekompresinei) ligai, patirtai skrydžių ar… …   NATO terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • recompression chamber — /ree keuhm presh euhn/. See hyperbaric chamber. [1950 55; RE + COMPRESSION] * * * …   Universalium

  • recompression chamber — /ree keuhm presh euhn/. See hyperbaric chamber. [1950 55; RE + COMPRESSION] …   Useful english dictionary

  • recompression chamber — /rikəmˈprɛʃən tʃeɪmbə/ (say reekuhm preshuhn chaymbuh) noun a room in which a diver suffering from the bends may be placed, in which the air pressure is increased to minimise the effects of the disorder, and then gradually brought to normal …   Australian English dictionary

  • chamber — /chaym beuhr/, n. 1. a room, usually private, in a house or apartment, esp. a bedroom: She retired to her chamber. 2. a room in a palace or official residence. 3. the meeting hall of a legislative or other assembly. 4. chambers, Law. a. a place… …   Universalium

  • Diving chamber — The decompression chamber at the Neutral Buoyancy Lab A diving chamber has two main functions: as a simpler form of submersible vessel to take divers underwater and to provide a temporary base and retrieval system in the depths; as a land or ship …   Wikipedia

  • In-water recompression — or underwater oxygen treatment (IWR) is the emergency treatment of decompression sickness (DCS) of sending the diver back underwater to allow the gas bubbles in the tissues, which are causing the symptoms, to resolve. It is a risky procedure that …   Wikipedia

  • hyperbaric chamber — a steel vessel in which atmospheric pressure can be raised or lowered by air compressors, used to treat divers or pilots afflicted with aeroembolism and to provide high oxygen environments for certain medical treatments and operations. Also… …   Universalium

  • caisson de recompression — barokamera statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Kamera, naudojama slėgiui keisti iki tokio, kuris būna vandenyje, leidžiantis žemiau jūros paviršiaus, ar ore. Ši kamera yra vienintelė priemonė kesoninei (dekompresinei) ligai, patirtai skrydžių ar… …   NATO terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

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