- of or having a pressure or specific gravity greater than that within the body tissues or fluids
- designating or of a pressurized, usually oxygenated chamber, used in the treatment of various diseases and conditions
hyper- + baric
See hyperbaric in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Of, relating to, producing, operating, or occurring at pressures higher than normal atmospheric pressure: a hyperbaric chamber.
- hyˌper·barˈi·cal·ly adverb
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