The following are health and medical definitions of terms that appear in the Scuba Diving: Gastric Squeeze article.
Abdominal: Relating to the abdomen, the belly, that part of the body that contains all of ...See the entire definition of Abdominal
Abdominal pain: Pain in the belly. Abdominal pain can be acute or chronic. It may reflect ...See the entire definition of Abdominal pain
Belching: A normal process of releasing through the mouth air that accumulates in the stom...See the entire definition of Belching
Decompression: 1. In general, the removal of pressure.
Diagnosis: 1 The nature of a disease; the identification of an illness. 2 A ...See the entire definition of Diagnosis
Flatulence: Excess gas in the intestinal tract. But excess flatulence is difficult to defi...See the entire definition of Flatulence
Gastric: Having to do with the stomach.
Gastrointestinal: Adjective referring collectively to the stomach and small and large inte...See the entire definition of Gastrointestinal
Medical school: A school with a curriculum leading to a medical degree. The mission of eve...See the entire definition of Medical school
Pain: An unpleasant sensation that can range from mild, localized discomfort to agony. Pa...See the entire definition of Pain
Pharmacy: A location where prescription medications are sold. A pharmacy is constantly sup...See the entire definition of Pharmacy
Rupture: A break or tear in any organ (such as the spleen) or soft tissue (such as the ach...See the entire definition of Rupture
Therapy: The treatment of disease. Therapy is synonymous with treatment.
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