Synonyms and Antonyms for gas-embolism

1. gas embolism (n.)

pain resulting from rapid change in pressure

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2. gas embolism (n.)

obstruction of the circulatory system caused by an air bubble as, e.g., accidentally during surgery or hypodermic injection or as a complication from scuba diving

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3. embolism (n.)

occlusion of a blood vessel by an embolus (a loose clot or air bubble or other particle)

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4. embolism (n.)

an insertion into a calendar

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5. gas (n.)

the state of matter distinguished from the solid and liquid states by: relatively low density and viscosity; relatively great expansion and contraction with changes in pressure and temperature; the ability to diffuse readily; and the spontaneous tendency to become distributed uniformly throughout any container

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7. gas (n.)

a volatile flammable mixture of hydrocarbons (hexane and heptane and octane etc.) derived from petroleum; used mainly as a fuel in internal-combustion engines

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8. gas (v.)

attack with gas; subject to gas fumes

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10. gas (n.)

a state of excessive gas in the alimentary canal

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