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tr.v. neb·u·lized, neb·u·liz·ing, neb·u·liz·es
1. To convert (a liquid) to a fine spray; atomize.
2. To treat with a medicated spray.

neb′u·li·za′tion (-lĭ-zā′shən) n.
neb′u·liz′er n.
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(ˈnɛbjʊˌlaɪzə) or


(Medicine) a device for converting a drug in liquid form into a mist or fine spray which is inhaled through a mask to provide medication for the respiratory system. Also called: inhalator
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Noun1.nebulizer - a dispenser that turns a liquid (such as perfume) into a fine mistnebulizer - a dispenser that turns a liquid (such as perfume) into a fine mist
airbrush - an atomizer to spray paint by means of compressed air
dispenser - a container so designed that the contents can be used in prescribed amounts
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[ˈnebjʊˌlaɪzəʳ] Nnebulizador m
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n. nebulizador, atomizador de líquido.
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n nebulizador m; handheld — nebulizador de mano
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Combined with the optional autosampler or ultrasonic nebulizer and completely controlled by Windows software, the Profile can be configured to meet the needs of any laboratory.
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