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in·suf·fla·tion

 (ĭn′sə-flā′shən)
n.
1. The act or an instance of insufflating.
2. Ecclesiastical A ritual act of breathing on baptismal water or on the one being baptized.
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Noun1.insufflation - (medicine) blowing air or medicated powder into the lungs (or into some other body cavity)
medical specialty, medicine - the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
blowing - processing that involves blowing a gas
2.insufflation - an act of blowing or breathing on or into something
blow, puff - forceful exhalation through the nose or mouth; "he gave his nose a loud blow"; "he blew out all the candles with a single puff"
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In the simplest form, the outline of the organs is achieved by pumping air into the abdominal cavity, known as tubal insufflation. This gives a sufficiently clear picture to see whether the cavity of the uterus is clear and that the Fallopian tubes aren't blocked.
In its simplest form, the outline of the organs is achieved by pumping air into the abdominal cavity, known as tubal insufflation.
DISCUSSION: Rubin (1920) introduced the tubal insufflations test using CO2 to investigate tubal patency.