[hahy-puh-bar-ik] /ˌhaɪ pəˈbær ɪk/

adjective, Medicine/Medical.
(of an anesthetic) having a specific gravity lower than that of cerebrospinal fluid.
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hypobaric hy·po·bar·ic (hī’pə-bār’ĭk)

Relating to conditions of low air pressure and low oxygen content, such as atmospheric conditions at high altitudes, or in special chambers used to establish low-pressure conditions.


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