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==Definition==
 
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Decompression which occurs rapidly but at a rate which is less than the rate the lungs can decompress by and therefore the lungs are not damaged.
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Decompression which occurs rapidly but at a rate which is less than the rate by which the lungs can decompress and, therefore, does not result in damage to the lungs.
  
 
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Rapid Depressurisation/Decompression

Definition

Decompression which occurs rapidly but at a rate which is less than the rate by which the lungs can decompress and, therefore, does not result in damage to the lungs.

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