instillator

[ in-stuh-ley-ter ]
/ ˈɪn stəˌleɪ tər /

noun Medicine/Medical.

an apparatus for putting liquid drop by drop into a cavity.

QUIZZES

DON’T VACILLATE! VANQUISH THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ!

It’d be a real faux pas to miss this quiz on the words from August 3–9, 2020!
Question 1 of 7
What does “vacillate” mean?

Origin of instillator

First recorded in 1825–35; instill + -ator
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Medical definitions for instillator

instillator
[ ĭnstə-lā′tər ]

n.

dropper
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.