used for inhaling.
- inhalation analgesia,
- inhalation anesthesia,
- inhalation anesthetic,
- inhalation therapy
Origin of inhalant
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(esp of a volatile medicinal formulation) inhaled for its soothing or therapeutic effect
an inhalant medicinal formulation
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1825 (adj.), c.1830 (n.)., from Latin inhalantem, present participle of inhalare (see inhale).
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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.
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