insufflation(redirected from tubal insufflation)
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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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|Noun||1.||insufflation - (medicine) blowing air or medicated powder into the lungs (or into some other body cavity)|
blowing - processing that involves blowing a gas
|2.||insufflation - an act of blowing or breathing on or into something|
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