hypobarism

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hypobarism

Disturbances resulting from a decrease of ambient pressure to less than that within the body fluids, tissues, and cavities.
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Most pressurised aircraft can opt to increase their cabin pressure (thus reducing the level of hypobaria to which patients are exposed) by either changing the cabin pressurisation settings, or by flying at lower altitudes.
These changes in autonomic regulation in native inhabitants of high altitudes were attributed to effects of hypoxia and hypobaria (31).