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aspirator

 [as´pĭ-ra″tor]
an instrument for evacuating fluid by suction; see aspiration (def. 3).

as·pi·ra·tor

(as'pi-rā-ter, -tōr),
An apparatus for removing fluid, air, or tissue by aspiration from any of the body cavities; usually consists of a hollow needle or trocar and cannula connected by tubing with a container vacuumized by a syringe or reversed air (suction) pump.

aspirator

(ăs′pə-rā′tər)
n.
1. A device for removing liquids or gases by suction, especially an instrument that uses suction to remove substances, such as mucus or serum, from a body cavity.
2. A suction pump used to create a partial vacuum.

aspirator

[as′pirā′tər]
Etymology: L, aspirare, to breathe upon
any instrument that removes a substance from a body cavity by suction, such as a bulb syringe, piston pump, or hypodermic syringe.

aspirator

Dentistry A negative suction device used clear saliva

as·pi·ra·tor

(as'pir-ā-tŏr)
An apparatus for removing fluid by aspiration from any of the body cavities; it consists usually of a hollow needle or trocar and cannula, connected by tubing with a container vacuumized by a syringe or reversed air (suction) pump.

aspirator

Any device used to remove liquid from a body space by suction.

Aspirator

A medical instrument that uses suction to withdraw fluids from the lungs, digestive tract, or other parts of the body for laboratory testing.
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as·pi·ra·tor

(as'pir-ā-tŏr)
An apparatus for removing fluid, air, or tissue by aspiration from body cavities.

aspirator (as´pərātur),

n a device used for removal of fluids, gases, or solids from a cavity by vacuum.

aspirator

an instrument for evacuating fluid or tissue by suction.

ultrasonic aspirator

Patient discussion about aspirator

Q. What Causes Aspiration Pneumonia? My father is hospitalized with aspiration pneumonia. What causes this?

A. Aspiration pneumonia is a pneumonia that develops due to the entrance of foreign material that enter the bronchial tree (air tubes), usually oral or gastric contents (including food, saliva, or nasal secretions). Aspiration pneumonia represents a either a bacterial infection or a chemical inflammatory process due to inadequate swallowing mechanism.

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