inhaler

(redirected from Metered-dose inhaler)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

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 ?
The product is a fixed-dose dual bronchodilator delivered through a pressurized, metered-dose inhaler to be used twice daily.
Anyone who's ever taken medication with a conventional metered-dose inhaler will know how hard it is to inhale firmly and precisely enough to get the sudden spray down into the lungs.
With a successful 50-year history that includes development of the first metered-dose inhaler (MDI) and first CFC-free propellant pressurized metered-dose inhaler, 3M Drug Delivery Systems is a leader in inhalation technology.
Important advantages of a metered-dose inhaler are that it is quicker to use and easier to carry, and requires no power source.
If handling errors can't be eliminated by follow-up training, a metered-dose inhaler, in combination with a large-volume spacer, might be a valuable treatment alternative, he said.
Respironios introduces a pediatric mask that incorporates all the features healthcare professionals and parents need when administering metered-dose inhaler medications to children: The Pediatric Mask for use with OptiChamber[R] Advantage Valved Holding Chamber (VHC).
This is a dry powder formulation of Serevent (salmeterol), which was approved for the same indication in 1998 as a metered-dose inhaler and is being phased out because it contains ozone-depleting chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs).
This study confirms previous finding [5] that elderly people with significant cognitive impairment (MTS 6 or less) are unable to learn to use a standard metered-dose inhaler.
5 mcgwith budesonide pressurized metered-dose inhaler (pMDI)160 mcgin self-reported African American patients with moderate to severe persistent asthma.