inhalation


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in·ha·la·tion

 (ĭn′hə-lā′shən)
n.
1. The act or an instance of inhaling.
2. An inhalant.

inhalation

(ˌɪnhəˈleɪʃən)
n
1. the act of inhaling; breathing in of air or other vapours
2. (Medicine) an inhalant formulation

in•ha•la•tion

(ˌɪn həˈleɪ ʃən)

n.
1. an act or instance of inhaling.
2. an inhalant.
[1615–25]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.inhalation - the act of inhalinginhalation - the act of inhaling; the drawing in of air (or other gases) as in breathing
breathing, external respiration, respiration, ventilation - the bodily process of inhalation and exhalation; the process of taking in oxygen from inhaled air and releasing carbon dioxide by exhalation
breath - the process of taking in and expelling air during breathing; "he took a deep breath and dived into the pool"; "he was fighting to his last breath"
gasp, pant - a short labored intake of breath with the mouth open; "she gave a gasp and fainted"
drag, pull, puff - a slow inhalation (as of tobacco smoke); "he took a puff on his pipe"; "he took a drag on his cigarette and expelled the smoke slowly"
2.inhalation - 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

inhalation

noun breathing, breath, inspiration, inhaling a complete cycle of inhalation and exhalation

inhalation

noun
The act of breathing in:
Translations
إسْتِنْشاق، تَنَشُّق
vdechování
indåndinginhalering
innöndun
vdychovanie

inhalation

[ˌɪnhəˈleɪʃən] Naspiración f (Med) → inhalación f

inhalation

[ˌɪnhəˈleɪʃən] n
(formal) (= breathing in) [air] → inhalation f; [harmful substance] → inhalation f smoke inhalation

inhalation

n (Med) → Inhalation f; smoke inhalationEinatmen ntvon Rauch

inhalation

[ˌɪnhəˈleɪʃn] ninalazione f

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.

in·ha·la·tion

n. inhalación, aspiración de aire o vapor a los pulmones;
smoke ______ de humo.

inhalation

n inhalación f; smoke — inhalación de humo
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She felt his lips on her hair and heard his advertised inhalation of delight.
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I had obtained good results in such cases by the inhalation of nitrite of amyl, and the present seemed an admirable opportunity of testing its virtues.
Mr Pancks took another long inhalation, another long exhalation, another long sagacious look at Clennam.
She suffered--she told me it was a Moultrie castemark--from some obscure form of chronic bronchitis, complicated with spasm of the glottis; and, in a dead, flat voice, with a sunken eye that looked and saw not, told me what washes, gargles, pastilles, and inhalations she had proved most beneficial.
One of the first well-publicized inhalation products for treating a systemic disease was Pfizer's Exubera.
Patients were divided into two groups: Group-1 consisted of one hundred patients sedated by nitrous oxide inhalation and Group-2 consisted of one hundred patients sedated by intravenous propofol and midazolam.
According to ambulance staff, the adults were treated for severe smoke inhalation and taken to Heartlands Hospital.
The company said Budesonide inhalation suspension is a long-term maintenance medicine used to control and prevent asthma symptoms in children ages 12 months to eight years.
This can be achieved by a number of different inhalation devices like metered-dose inhalers (MDIs), where the drug is dissolved or suspended in the propellant under pressure, when activated; a valve system releases a metered volume of drug and propellant.
The trial had a factorial design and infants received their inhalations on demand or according to a fixed schedule.
Three groups of smokers, including 57 water pipe smokers, 30 deep inhalation cigarette smokers (S-DI), and 51 normal inhalation cigarette smokers (S-NI) were identified and studied.