Definition of hyperbaric in English:
Of or involving a gas at a pressure greater than normal.
- They tried oxygen under pressure in a hyperbaric chamber.
- The pressure inside the hyperbaric chamber was achieved by compressed air.
- Supplemental oxygen or pressurized portable hyperbaric chambers should be used if descent is delayed.
1960s: from hyper- 'above normal' + Greek baros 'heavy'.
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