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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.


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