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Used in or for inhaling.
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.
1. (Medicine) (esp of a volatile medicinal formulation) inhaled for its soothing or therapeutic effect
(Medicine) an inhalant medicinal formulation
a volatile medicine or other substance that is inhaled for the effect of its vapor.
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|Noun||1.||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|
|Adj.||1.||inhalant - inhaling or serving for inhalation; "an inhalant pore"|