- used for inhaling.
Origin of inhalant
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Examples from the Web for inhalant
- (esp of a volatile medicinal formulation) inhaled for its soothing or therapeutic effect
- an inhalant medicinal formulation
Word Origin and History for inhalant
1825 (adj.), c.1830 (n.)., from Latin inhalantem, present participle of inhalare (see inhale).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- Used in or for inhaling.
- Something that is inhaled, especially a drug that is delivered to the respiratory passages by a nebulizer or an aerosol container.