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Medical Term:

hypobaropathy

Pronunciation: hi'po-ba-rop'a-the

Definition: Sickness produced by reduced barometric pressure; not always distinguished from hypobarism and altitude sickness.

[hypo- + G. baros, weight, + pathos, suffering]

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