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  • n. condition caused by bubbles of gas in a vascular system

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  • n. 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
  • n. pain resulting from rapid change in pressure

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