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nebulization

 [neb″u-lĭ-za´shun]
1. conversion into a spray; called also atomization.
2. treatment by a spray.

neb·u·li·za·tion

(neb'yū-li-zā'shŭn),
Spraying or vaporization.
[L. nebula, mist]

nebulization

/neb·u·li·za·tion/ (neb″u-lĭ-za´shun)
1. conversion into an aerosol or spray.
2. treatment by an aerosol.

nebulization

[neb′yəlīzā′shən]
Etymology: L, nebula, cloud; Gk, izein, to cause
a method of administering a drug by spraying it into the respiratory passages of the patient. The medication may be given with or without oxygen to help carry it into the lungs.
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Nebulization

nebulization (neˑ·by·lī·zāˑ·shn),

n a technique of administering medication by spraying it into the respiratory tract. Oxygen may or may not be used to assist carrying the medication into the lungs.
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Nebulization.

nebulization

1. conversion into a spray.
2. treatment by a spray.
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