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Of, relating to, producing, operating, or occurring at pressures higher than normal atmospheric pressure: a hyperbaric chamber.

hy′per·bar′i·cal·ly adv.


(General Physics) of, concerned with, or operating at pressures higher than normal


(ˌhaɪ pərˈbær ɪk)

1. (of an anesthetic) having a specific gravity greater than that of cerebrospinal fluid.
2. pertaining to or utilizing gaseous pressure greater than normal, esp. for administering oxygen in the treatment of certain diseases.


adj hiperbárico
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In addition, it also has a main chamber that comprises three Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) equipment.
In addition, the center has the main chamber that comprises a number of three Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) devices, in which two of them are in multi-place chambers that accommodates 12 persons for each, and one is set in a mono-place chamber that only accommodates one patient.
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Housing the only land-based saturation diving system in the UK, the National Hyperbaric Centre (NHC) has worked in collaboration with North Sea diving contractors for nearly 30 years by successfully providing a comprehensive 18-man emergency Hyperbaric Reception Facility (HRF), connected to a DMAC 028 (Diving Medical Advisory Committee) compliant medical chamber, helping to ensure the safety of saturation divers in the event of an emergency.
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This comprehensive wound and hyperbaric program is at the center of healing our community and preventing amputations.
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The report also provides company shares and distribution shares data for each of these market categories, and global corporate-level profiles of the key market participants, pipeline products, and news and deals related to the Hyperbaric Oxygen Chambers market wherever available.
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