Definition of Instillation

1. Noun. The introduction of a liquid (by pouring or injection) drop by drop.

Exact synonyms: Instillment, Instilment
Generic synonyms: Insertion, Introduction, Intromission
Specialized synonyms: Infusion
Derivative terms: Instill, Instill, Instil



2. Noun. A liquid that is instilled drop by drop.
Generic synonyms: Liquid
Derivative terms: Instill

Definition of Instillation

1. n. The act of instilling; also, that which is instilled.

Definition of Instillation

1. Noun. The act of instilling; also, that which is instilled. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Instillation

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Instillation

1. To drop in; to pour in drop by drop; hence, to impart gradually; to infuse slowly; to cause to be imbibed. Synonym: To infuse, impart, inspire, implant, inculcate, insinuate. Origin: L. Instillatio, from stillare = to drop This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Instillation

instigant
instigate
instigated
instigates
instigating
instigatingly
instigation
instigations
instigative
instigator
instigators
instigatour
instigatrix
instil
instill
instillation (current term)
instillations
instillator
instilled
instiller
instillers
instilling
instillment
instillments
instills
instilment
instils
instimulate
instimulated
instimulates

Literary usage of Instillation

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1882)
"Full ciliary paralysie was obtained in nearly every instance by the single instillation of the one-fortieth or the one-twentieth of a grain each, ..."

2. The Duodenal Tube and Its Possibilities by Max Einhorn (1920)
"The method consists in introducing the duodenal tube, and beginning the instillation when the latter has reached the duodenum. ..."

3. A Handbook of Ophthalmic Science and Practice by Henry Edward Juler (1884)
"The mydriasis of a single instillation of the one-fortieth of a grain of sulphate of ... In the majorit}' of cases examined, the single instillation of the ..."

4. The Surgical Diseases of the Genito-urinary Organs by Edward Lawrence Keyes (1905)
"Irrigation and instillation.—Irrigations of the deep urethra have been already described (p. 122). They are most serviceable when the discharge is profuse ..."

5. Treatise on the Diseases of Women: For the Use of Students and Practitioners by Alexander Johnston Chalmers Skene (1897)
"My favorite method of making such applications to the interior of the bladder is by instillation, as it is called. I take a glass tube of the size and shape ..."

6. Medical Record by George Frederick Shrady, Thomas Lathrop Stedman (1890)
"Treatment by conjoined manipulation and instillation begun February 26, 1889. ... Treatment by conjoined instillation and manipulation from March ist until ..."

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