nebulizer definition

  • noun:
    • A device used to transform fluid into a superb squirt of aerosols, through air, compressed air, or ultrasonic vibration; sometimes also called an atomizer.
    • A device used to provide a medicine to the lungs, by converting the medicine from liquid state into a fine spray of aerosols, to be inhaled through the nostrils or mouth. The transformation of fluid medication is conducted in the form of air or compressed air or ultrasonic vibration, which vary from the aerosolizing means used by inhalers and vaporizers.
    • An atomizer.
    • a guitar for reducing a liquid to spray, for inhalation, disinfection, etc.; an atomizer.
    • a dispenser that transforms a liquid (like perfume) into an excellent mist

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