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in·ha·lant

 (ĭn-hā′lənt)
adj.
Used in or for inhaling.
n.
1. A drug, such as an anesthetic or bronchodilator, or another substance, such as saline solution, inhaled for medicinal purposes in vapor or aerosol form.
2. A substance inhaled as an intoxicant, usually in the form of a vapor.

inhalant

(ɪnˈheɪlənt)
adj
1. (Medicine) (esp of a volatile medicinal formulation) inhaled for its soothing or therapeutic effect
2. inhaling
n
(Medicine) an inhalant medicinal formulation

in•hal•ant

(ɪnˈheɪ lənt)

n.
a volatile medicine or other substance that is inhaled for the effect of its vapor.
[1815–1825]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.inhalant - something that is inhaled
gas - a fluid in the gaseous state having neither independent shape nor volume and being able to expand indefinitely
2.inhalant - a medication to be taken by inhaling it
medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine - (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
Adj.1.inhalant - inhaling or serving for inhalation; "an inhalant pore"
Translations

inhalant

[ɪnˈheɪlənt] Ninhalante m

inhalant

[ɪnˈheɪlənt] ninalante m

in·hal·ant

n. inhalante, medicamento administrado por inhalación.
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