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linking bends phenomenon with solubility

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Divers experience a problem known as the bends when they come up to the surface too fast. Write an essay linking this phenomenon with solubility.

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The bends is a phenomenon where a diver experiences crippling pain as he or she rises to the surface after a dive. The problem here is that air bubbles of nitrogen form. These tend to overwhelm the body's ability to get rid of them. The expansion of the blood vessels and leaking of air into body cavities results in ...

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In this solution the dangerous condition in divers known as the bends is described in detail regarding why this phenomenon occurs.

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