Definition of Inhaler

1. Noun. A dispenser that produces a chemical vapor to be inhaled in order to relieve nasal congestion.

Exact synonyms: Inhalator
Generic synonyms: Dispenser



Definition of Inhaler

1. n. One who inhales.

Definition of Inhaler

1. Noun. (medicine) A device with a canister holding medicine (either in powder or gas form) which is sprayed and inhaled by the patient, often for treating asthma and other respiratory diseases. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Inhaler

1. one that inhales [n -S] - See also: inhales

Medical Definition of Inhaler

1. Synonym: respirator. 2. An apparatus for administering pharmacologically active agents by inhalation. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Inhaler

inhalation anesthesia
inhalation anesthetic
inhalation anthrax
inhalation exposure
inhalation general anaesthetic
inhalation general anesthetic
inhalation therapy
inhalational
inhalational injury
inhalations
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inhalators
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inhalent
inhaler (current term)
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inhaling
inhance
inhancement
inharmonic
inharmonical
inharmonicities
inharmonicity
inharmonies
inharmonious
inharmoniously

Literary usage of Inhaler

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1. Proceedings by Philadelphia County Medical Society (1900)
"The facility of this procedure enables a perfectly clean and sterile inhaler to be used at each operation, giving the inhaler the requirements exacted by ..."

2. Proceedings by Philadelphia County Medical Society (1891)
"MODIFIED JUNKER inhaler, WITH POINTS FOR DISCUSSION ON ETHER AND CHLOROFORM ... This inhaler has the respiration indicator approved of by the Hyderabad ..."

3. The Retrospect of Medicine by William Braithwaite (1884)
"The Dublin inhaler.—Since 1876, in all cases where an anaesthetic was administered, I have used the Dublin inhaler, and find it equally applicable whether ..."

4. Encyclopædia Britannica: Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and by Colin MacFarquhar, George Gleig (1797)
"About three quarters of an hour after, the patient mould go to bee), and, being covered warm, the inhaler three parts filled with ..."

5. The Retrospect of Practical Medicine and Surgery: Being a Half-yearly edited by William Braithwaite, James Braithwaite, Edmond Fauriel Trevelyan (1873)
"As an ether inhaler it possesses the advantages of cleanliness, simplicity, and cheapness. ... As a chloroform inhaler it would be highly dangerous. ..."

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