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A hyperbaric chamber is a special chamber that they put divers into to help them cure something they can get from diving called "The Bends". When you put the diver in the chamber it increases the pressure surrounding the diver's body. The high pressure forces forces the gas bubbles to re-dissolve back into the blood and tissues. By very slowly decreasing the pressure back to normal, the gas in the persons body slowly escapes.
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