English
English version

decompression sickness in Illness & disability topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdecompression sicknessˌdecomˈpression ˌsickness noun [uncountable]  MIa dangerous medical condition that people get when they come up from deep under the sea too quickly syn the bends
Examples from the Corpus
decompression sicknessFor decompression sickness, your dive history is available in graphic detail for hyperbaric specialists to consult.