barotrauma
noun Date: 1937 injury of a body part or organ as a result of changes in barometric pressure

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Barotrauma — Barotrauma, otitic Barotrauma, sinus Classification and external resources ICD 10 T70.0, T70.1 ICD 9 …   Wikipedia

  • barotrauma — m. traumat. Toda lesión provocada por una variación de la presión, tanto por su aumento como por su disminución. El sistema nervioso, el oído y los senos frontales y maxilares son los órganos que se ven más afectados. Medical Dictionary. 2011 …   Diccionario médico

  • Barotrauma — (n) eng barotrauma …   Arbeitssicherheit und Gesundheitsschutz Glossar

  • barotrauma — barotràuma ž DEFINICIJA pat. ukupnost pojava uzrokovanih razlikama atmosferskog ili podvodnog tlaka; kemijske, fizičke i biološke pojave u organizmu izloženom tlaku ETIMOLOGIJA baro + v. trauma …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Barotrauma — Klassifikation nach ICD 10 T70.0 Barotrauma, Ohr T70.1 Barotrauma, Nasennebenhöhlen T70.2 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • barotrauma — /bar euh trow meuh, traw /, n., pl. barotraumata / meuh teuh/, barotraumas. Pathol. injury of certain organs, esp. the ear, due to a change in the atmospheric pressure. Cf. aerotitis media. [BARO + TRAUMA] * * * ▪ physiology       any of several… …   Universalium

  • barotrauma — An injury caused by expansion or contraction of trapped gases in the body resulting from changes in pressure. It can lead to pain in the ears (otitic barotrauma), the sinuses (sinus baro trauma), and the intestines. One example of barotruauma is… …   Aviation dictionary

  • Barotrauma — Druckverletzung * * * Barotrauma,   Medizin: Bezeichnung für Gesundheitsstörungen durch Unter oder Überdruck in lufthaltigen Körperhöhlen durch schnellen Luftdruckwechsel beim Tauchen oder Fliegen; führt z. B. im Mittelohr bis zum Druckausgleich… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • barotrauma — an injury that results from rapid or extreme changes in pressure. Found in fishes pulled from depths rapidly or in humans where may simply be a discomfort in the ear based on differing pressures on either side of the ear drum …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • barotrauma — noun Damage to body tissue caused by a difference in pressure between an air space in or near the body and the surrounding air …   Wiktionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”