inhaler

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in·hal·er

 (ĭn-hā′lər)
n.
1. One that inhales: an avid inhaler of aromatic pipe smoke.
2. A device that produces a vapor to ease breathing or is used to medicate by inhalation, especially a small nasal applicator containing a volatile medicament. Also called inhalator.

inhaler

(ɪnˈheɪlə)
n
1. (Medicine) a device for breathing in therapeutic vapours through the nose or mouth, esp one for relieving nasal congestion or asthma
2. a person who inhales

in•hal•er

(ɪnˈheɪ lər)

n.
1. inhalator (def. 1).
2. a person who inhales.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.inhaler - a dispenser that produces a chemical vapor to be inhaled in order to relieve nasal congestioninhaler - a dispenser that produces a chemical vapor to be inhaled in order to relieve nasal congestion
dispenser - a container so designed that the contents can be used in prescribed amounts
Translations
جِهَازٌ لِلتَنَشُّقمِنْشَقَه، جِهاز إسْتِنْشاق
inhalátor
inhalator
inhalaattori
inhalator
inhalálókészülék
öndunartæki
吸入器
흡입기
inhalátor
inhalator
เครื่องสูบอากาศหรือยาเข้าปอด
ống xịt thuốc

inhaler

[ɪnˈheɪləʳ] Ninhalador m

inhaler

[ɪnˈheɪlər] ninhalateur m

inhaler

inhaler

[ɪnˈheɪləʳ] inhalator [ˈɪnhəˌleɪtəʳ] ninalatore m

inhale

(inˈheil) verb
to breathe in. He inhaled deeply; It is very unpleasant to have to inhale the smoke from other people's cigarettes.
inhalation (in(h)əˈleiʃən) noun
inˈhaler noun
a usually small apparatus by means of which people inhale certain medicines.

inhaler

جِهَازٌ لِلتَنَشُّق inhalátor inhalator Inhalationsapparat εισπνευστήρας inhalador inhalaattori inhalateur inhalator inalatore 吸入器 흡입기 inhaleertoestel inhalator inhalator inalador ингалятор inhalator เครื่องสูบอากาศหรือยาเข้าปอด inhalasyon cihazı ống xịt thuốc 吸入器

inhaler

n inhalador m; dry powder — inhalador de polvo seco; metered-dose — inhalador de dosis medida, inhalador dosificador (esp. Esp); nasal — inhalador nasal, atomizador m nasal (esp. Mex)
References in periodicals archive ?
Dry powder inhalers, generally marketed as being easy to use, were developed in recent years to overcome the difficulties of using pressurized metered-dose inhalers, which require patients to coordinate actuation of the device with inspiration.
The percentage of steps completed correctly by the nurses ranged from 35% with the dry powder inhaler to 77% with the metered-dose inhaler.
In a traditional breath-activated metered-dose inhaler there is a mechanical 'thumb' on top of the pressurised canister containing the drug to be inhaled.
The new metered-dose inhaler adapter makes it easier to press down on the canister, sending the proper amount of medication into the lungs of the patient.
the sterile ophthalmic liquids and ointments market through Advanced Remedies, and Medisol is currently awaiting approval by the FDA of a metered-dose inhaler of a generic version of Schering Plough's Proventil(R) and Glaxo's Ventolin(R) (albuterol).
XOPENEX HFA is a hydrofluoroalkane (HFA) metered-dose inhaler (MDI), which is a portable, hand-held device consisting of a pressurized canister containing medication and a mouthpiece through which the medication is inhaled.