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Meaning of HYPERBARIC CHAMBER

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a large chamber in which the oxygen pressure is above normal for the atmosphere; used in treating breathing disorders or carbon monoxide poisoning
 
 See Also: chamber

 

 

Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: A high (atmospheric) pressure chamber. Hyperbaric chambers are used to treat certain medical conditions, such as gangrene or anaerobic infections, where high concentrations of oxygen are helpful.
 

 

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