Mask Squeeze Glossary of Terms

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Bruise: Injury of the soft tissues that results in breakage of the local capillaries and l...

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Diving injury: An injury incurred from diving into water that is too shallow or has hidden...

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Hemorrhage: Bleeding or the abnormal flow of blood.

Injury: Harm or hurt. To harm, hurt, or wound. The word injure may be in physical or emot...

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Nose: The external midline projection from the face. The purpose of the nose is to warm, c...

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Nosebleed: Bleeding from the blood vessels of the nose. The nose is rich in blood vessels ...

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Pain: An unpleasant sensation that can range from mild, localized discomfort to agony. Pa...

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Subconjunctival hemorrhage: A very common cause of a painless bloody eye usually first not...

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