1. In general, the removal of pressure.
2. In surgery, a procedure to remove pressure on a structure, as in decompression of the spinal cord.
3. The lessening of atmospheric pressure on deep-sea divers returning to the surface, or on persons ascending to great heights.
decompression /deÂ·comÂ·presÂ·sion/ (deâ€³kom-preshÂ´un) removal of pressure, especially from deep-sea divers and caisson workers to prevent bends, and from persons ...
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Lumbar decompression attempts to relieve pain due to pinched nerves by removing bone from over the nerve root/disc material to provide more healing space.
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