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nebulizer

 [neb´u-līz″er]
a device for dispensing liquid in a fine spray; types used include jet and ultrasonic nebulizers. Called also atomizer.
small volume nebulizer a pneumatically powered device used to aerosolize medications for delivery to patients.
ultrasonic nebulizer an electronic device that generates ultrasound waves that break up water into an aerosol mist.
Venturi nebulizer a type of nebulizer used in aerosol therapy. The pressure drop of gas flowing through the venturi mask draws liquid from a capillary tube; as the liquid enters the gas stream it breaks up into a spray of small droplets.

at·om·iz·er

(at'ŏm-ī-zer),
A device used to reduce liquid medication to fine particles in the form of a spray or aerosol; useful in delivering medication to the lungs, nose, and throat.
See also: nebulizer, vaporizer.
[G. atomos, indivisible particle]

atomizer

/at·om·iz·er/ (at´om-i″zer) nebulizer.

atomizer

[at′əmī′zər]
a device used to reduce a liquid and eject it as a fine spray or vapor.

at·om·iz·er

(at'ŏm-ī-zĕr)
A device used to reduce liquid medication to fine particles in the form of a spray or aerosol; useful in delivering medication to the nose and throat.
See also: nebulizer, vaporizer
[G. atomos, indivisible particle]

at·om·iz·er

(at'ŏm-ī-zĕr)
Device used to reduce liquid medication to fine aerosol particles; used to deliver medication to lungs, nose, and throat.
See also: nebulizer, vaporizer
[G. atomos, indivisible particle]

atomizer (at´əmīzur),

n a device for changing a jet of liquid into a spray.

atomizer

an instrument for dispensing liquid in a fine spray.
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