nitrogen narcosis(redirected from raptures of the deep)
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Related to raptures of the deep: nitrogen narcosis, Inert gas narcosis
A condition of confusion or euphoria resulting from increased levels of dissolved nitrogen in the blood, as that occurring in deep-sea divers breathing air under high pressure.
a stupor or euphoria induced in deep-sea divers when nitrogen from air enters the blood at higher than atmospheric pressure. Also called rapture of the deep.