injury of certain organs, especially the ear, due to a change in the atmospheric pressure.
an injury caused by changes in atmospheric pressure, esp to the eardrums or lungs
barotrauma bar·o·trau·ma (bār’ō-trô’mə, -trou’-)
Injury caused by pressure, especially to the middle ear or paranasal sinuses due to an imbalance between the ambient pressure and pressure within the cavity.
having a density that is a function only of pressure.
a state of fluid stratification in which surfaces of constant pressure and others of constant density do not intersect but are parallel.
noun (pl) -se, -ses. a member of a Negroid people of central Africa living chiefly in SW Zambia the language spoken by this people; Lozi Historical Examples One day we passed some barotse lads who had speared an alligator, and were waiting in expectation of its floating soon after. Missionary Travels and Researches in South […]
a region in W Zambia. 44,920 sq. mi. (116,343 sq. km). Historical Examples Coillard and his successors have ever since carried on a most far-reaching work in Barotseland. South and South Central Africa H. Frances Davidson The areas of Barotseland, Adansi, and Ashanti are not included in the list, as the figures for these areas […]