- of or having a pressure or specific gravity greater than that within the bodily tissues or fluids
- designating or of a pressurized, usually oxygenated chamber, used in the treatment of various diseases and conditions
Origin of hyperbarichyper- + baric
Of, relating to, producing, operating, or occurring at pressures higher than normal atmospheric pressure: a hyperbaric chamber.
- Of, relating to, or utilizing greater than normal pressure (as of oxygen).
hyper- + baric