Compressed-air bath

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Compressed-air bath a strong chamber of iron plates in which a patient can sit, and into which air is driven by a steam-engine to any required pressure
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. compressāre, com, together, and pressāre, to press—premĕre, pressum, to press.

Usage

In literature:

For radiant heat and light baths and electric baths of all kinds, see ELECTROTHERAPEUTICS; and for compressed air baths, AEROTHERAPEUTICS.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 2" by Various
Compressed air baths and expiration into rarefied air may be useful.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 3" by Various
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