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chamber

(Body), noun aggregation, assemblée, assembly, bench, bench of judges, board, body of judges, cabinet, caucus, collocation, committee, confederacy, conflux, congress, constituency, convocation, council, court, federation, forum, gathering, group, institute, judicial branch, judicial department, law-making body, lawmakers, league, legislative body, legislature, mass, meeting, members of the bar, panel, panel of judges, parliament, plenum, representatives, session, society, tribunal, union
Associated concepts: chamber of commerce

chamber

(Compartment), noun alcove, antechamber, anteroom, apartment, box, camera, cell, chambre, closet, court, cubicle, cubiculum, den, division, enclosure, hall, hold, hollow, hollow place, lodging, meeting hall, office, parlor, pars interior, partitioned space, reception room, room, salle, section, separate part, sitting room, stall, stateroom, thalamus
Associated concepts: chambers of the court, judicial chammers, legislative chambers
See also: agency, body, commission, committee, congress, panel, parley, session, staff, syndicate, union

CHAMBER. A room in a house.
     2. It was formerly hold that no freehold estate could be had in a chamber, but it was afterwards ruled otherwise. When a chamber belongs to one person, and the rest of the house with the land is owned by another the two estates are considered as two separate but adjoining dwelling house's. Co. Litt. 48, b; Bro. Ab. Demand, 20; 4 Mass. 575; 6 N. H. Rep. 555; 9 Pick. R. 297; vide 3 Leon. 210; 3 Watts. R. 243.
     3. By chamber is also understood the place where an assembly is held; and, by the use of a figure, the assembly itself is called a chamber.

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Medical providers can acquire hyperbaric chambers without seeking approval from Massachusetts public health officials, who license facilities and regulate the purchase of more expensive equipment such as robotic radiation machines.
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A hyperbaric chamber creates a pressurized, oxygen-rich environment that greatly concentrates the amount of oxygen in the tissues.
com)-- While the benefits of hyperbaric therapy has been widely disseminated across the country and the demand for hyperbaric chambers has risen as a result of this latest information, affordable chamber access is still a challenge for many Americans.
Flight surgeons can contact the NMOTC Det NOMI hyperbaric chamber hotline (answered 24/7) at (850) 449-4629, or their local hyperbaric chambers for assistance with evaluation, diagnosis or transportation issues.
A member of the staff for 50 years, he founded the hospital's cardiac rehabilitation program 25 years ago and is the reason the hospital is one of only two hospitals in Worcester County with the ability to treat patients in hyperbaric chambers.
He trained for two years in San Diego to learn the ins and outs of operating a hyperbaric chamber after a knee injury derailed his original goal of becoming a commercial diver.
Michael Brass, 45, and colleague David Welsh, 51, of Plymstock, Devon, paid strangers to pose as divers needing decompression treatment at the hyperbaric chamber they ran together.
Shannon knew she was alone in moving forward with this treatment and began her own search, eventually finding a hyperbaric chamber in Florida that would treat Grace.
The boy was in critical condition following the ordeal and transported by helicopter to UCLA Medical Center, where he was placed in a hyperbaric chamber, Humphrey said.
The day was also a personal triumph for Mick Kinane, for whom the many sessions spent enclosed in a hyperbaric chamber recovering from injury paid off.
Ritchie, who lifted the trophy with Hearts in 1998, has been spending time in a hyperbaric chamber to speed his recovery