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(Medicine) another name for nebulizer
in•ha•la•tor(ˈɪn həˌleɪ tər)
1. an apparatus used to help inhale air, anesthetics, medicinal vapors, etc.
2. an apparatus for giving artificial respiration; respirator.
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|Noun||1.||inhalator - a breathing device for administering long-term artificial respiration|
breathing apparatus, breathing device, breathing machine, ventilator - a device that facilitates breathing in cases of respiratory failure
iron lung - respirator that produces alternations in air pressure in a chamber surrounding a patient's chest to force air into and out of the lungs thus providing artificial respiration
mouthpiece - a part that goes over or into the mouth of a person; "the mouthpiece of a respirator"
|2.||inhalator - a dispenser that produces a chemical vapor to be inhaled in order to relieve nasal congestion|
dispenser - a container so designed that the contents can be used in prescribed amounts