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in·ha·la·tion

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

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

(ˌɪn həˈleɪ ʃən)

n.
1. an act or instance of inhaling.
2. an inhalant.
[1615–25]
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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
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inhalation

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

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

inhalation

[ˌɪnhəˈleɪʃən] Naspiración f (Med) → inhalación f
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inhalation

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

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

[ˌɪnhəˈleɪʃn] ninalazione f
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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.
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in·ha·la·tion

n. inhalación, aspiración de aire o vapor a los pulmones;
smoke ______ de humo.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

inhalation

n inhalación f; smoke — inhalación de humo
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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.
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.
To understand the influence of binasal and uninasal inhalations of AEO, the EEG readings were recorded separately for binasal as well as uninasal inhalations before and during the fragrance exposure.
Rootmensen et al (13) did triple viewing of video-recorded inhalations, using device specific checklists and found that 40% of the patients made at least one essential mistake in their inhalation technique.
Inhalations of racemic adrenaline worked no better than inhalations of saline in infants admitted to Norwegian hospitals.
Drug Cost/Day* Dosage [beta]-AGONISTS SHORT ACTING albuterol inhalation $0.08 per 2 inhalations every 4 hours aerosol actuation or as needed albuterol HFA [$0.18 per 2 inhalations every 4 hours inhalation aerosol actuation] or as needed [Ventolin HFA] LONG ACTING salmeterol inhalation no generic 1 inhalation (50 mcg) powder available every 12 hours [Serevent Diskus] [$3.09] formoterol fumarate no generic 1 inhalation (12 mcg) inhalation powder available every 12 hours [Foradil Aerolizer] [$2.66] ANTICHOLINERGICS SHORT ACTING ipratropium bromide no generic 2 inhalations q.i.d.
Patients may take additional inhalations as needed, but should not exceed a total of 12 inhalations in a 24-hour period.
Of the adjustable-dose patients, 93% stepped down their regimen from two inhalations twice daily, while only 20% of the group needed to step up, he said at the meeting, which was sponsored by the Canadian Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology and the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology.
With adjustable dosing, patients also used less medication--a mean of 2.5 inhalations /day compared with 3.9 inhalations/day in the fixed-dose group.