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in·suf·flate

 (ĭn′sə-flāt′, ĭn-sŭf′lāt′)
tr.v. in·suf·flat·ed, in·suf·flat·ing, in·suf·flates
1. To blow or breathe into or on.
2. To treat medically by blowing a powder, gas, or vapor into a bodily cavity.

[Latin īnsufflāre, īnsufflāt- : in-, into; see in-2 + sufflāre, to inflate; see soufflé.]

in′suf·fla′tor n.

insufflate

(ˈɪnsʌˌfleɪt)
vb
1. (tr) to breathe or blow (something) into (a room, area, etc)
2. (Medicine) med to blow (air, medicated powder, etc) into the lungs or into a body cavity
3. (Ecclesiastical Terms) (tr) to breathe or blow upon (someone or something) as a ritual or sacramental act, esp so as to symbolize the influence of the Holy Spirit
ˌinsufˈflation n
ˈinsufˌflator n

in•suf•flate

(ɪnˈsʌf leɪt, ˈɪn səˌfleɪt)

v.t. -flat•ed, -flat•ing.
1. to blow or breathe in or on.
2. Med. to blow (air or a medicinal substance) into some opening or upon some part of the body.
3. to breathe upon (a person being baptised or the water during baptism).
[1650–60; < Late Latin insufflātus, past participle of insufflāre to blow into or on = Latin in- in2 + sufflāre to puff up, inflate (suf- suf- + flāre to blow2]
in`suf•fla′tion, n.
in′suf•fla`tor, n.

insufflate


Past participle: insufflated
Gerund: insufflating

Imperative
insufflate
insufflate
Present
I insufflate
you insufflate
he/she/it insufflates
we insufflate
you insufflate
they insufflate
Preterite
I insufflated
you insufflated
he/she/it insufflated
we insufflated
you insufflated
they insufflated
Present Continuous
I am insufflating
you are insufflating
he/she/it is insufflating
we are insufflating
you are insufflating
they are insufflating
Present Perfect
I have insufflated
you have insufflated
he/she/it has insufflated
we have insufflated
you have insufflated
they have insufflated
Past Continuous
I was insufflating
you were insufflating
he/she/it was insufflating
we were insufflating
you were insufflating
they were insufflating
Past Perfect
I had insufflated
you had insufflated
he/she/it had insufflated
we had insufflated
you had insufflated
they had insufflated
Future
I will insufflate
you will insufflate
he/she/it will insufflate
we will insufflate
you will insufflate
they will insufflate
Future Perfect
I will have insufflated
you will have insufflated
he/she/it will have insufflated
we will have insufflated
you will have insufflated
they will have insufflated
Future Continuous
I will be insufflating
you will be insufflating
he/she/it will be insufflating
we will be insufflating
you will be insufflating
they will be insufflating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been insufflating
you have been insufflating
he/she/it has been insufflating
we have been insufflating
you have been insufflating
they have been insufflating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been insufflating
you will have been insufflating
he/she/it will have been insufflating
we will have been insufflating
you will have been insufflating
they will have been insufflating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been insufflating
you had been insufflating
he/she/it had been insufflating
we had been insufflating
you had been insufflating
they had been insufflating
Conditional
I would insufflate
you would insufflate
he/she/it would insufflate
we would insufflate
you would insufflate
they would insufflate
Past Conditional
I would have insufflated
you would have insufflated
he/she/it would have insufflated
we would have insufflated
you would have insufflated
they would have insufflated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.insufflate - breathe or blow onto as a ritual or sacramental act, especially so as to symbolize the action of the Holy Spirit
administer - perform (a church sacrament) ritually; "administer the last unction"
2.insufflate - treat by blowing a powder or vapor into a bodily cavity
insufflate - blow or breathe hard on or into
care for, treat - provide treatment for; "The doctor treated my broken leg"; "The nurses cared for the bomb victims"; "The patient must be treated right away or she will die"; "Treat the infection with antibiotics"
3.insufflate - blow or breathe hard on or into
blow - exhale hard; "blow on the soup to cool it down"
insufflate - treat by blowing a powder or vapor into a bodily cavity
Translations

in·suf·flate

v. insuflar, soplar hacia el interior de una cavidad, parte u órgano.
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