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A mixture of oxygen and nitrogen used as a breathing gas by divers, especially a mixture containing a lower proportion of nitrogen than is normally present in air, to reduce the risk of decompression sickness.
- Using nitrox to reduce your nitrogen content offers these advantages.
- I later ask Terry about oxygen, nitrox and helium.
- With basic and advanced nitrox divers should not be able to buy oxygen.
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