Hypobaric definition

hīpə-bărĭk
Below normal pressure.
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Relating to conditions of low air pressure and low oxygen content, such as atmospheric conditions at high altitudes, or in special chambers used to establish low-pressure conditions.
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Of, relating to, or utilizing less than normal pressure (as in air pressure).

Mountain climbers need additional oxygen because of the hypobaric conditions.

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Origin of hypobaric

  • hypo- +"Ž baric

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