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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.

neb·u·liz·er

(neb'yū-līz'ĕr),
A device used to reduce a liquid medication to extremely fine cloudlike particles; useful in delivering medication to deeper parts of the respiratory tract.
See also: atomizer, vaporizer.

nebulizer

/neb·u·liz·er/ (neb´u-li″zer) atomizer; a device for throwing a spray.

nebulizer

[neb′yəlī′zər]
a device for producing a fine spray. Intranasal medications are often administered by a nebulizer. Also called atomizer.
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Nebulizer

nebulizer

Medtalk A device that converts aqueous solutions containing medications into fine–±10 µm in diameter droplets, which is small enough to pass directly to the alveoli

neb·u·liz·er

(neb'yū-lī-zĕr)
A device used to disperse liquid medicine in a mist of extremely fine particles; useful in delivering medicine to the lower respiratory tract; used in biowarfare to disperse toxins or other harmful biologic agents.
See also: atomizer, vaporizer

nebulizer

(neb'u-li?zer) [L. nebula, mist]
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NEBULIZER
An apparatus for producing a fine spray or mist. This may be done by rapidly passing air through a liquid or by vibrating a liquid at a high frequency so that the particles produced are extremely small. See: aerosol; atomizer; vaporizer; illustration

ultrasonic nebulizer

An aerosol produced by the action of a vibrating ultrasonic transducer under water.
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nebulizer

A form of inhaler used mainly in the control and treatment of ASTHMA. Nebulizers deliver an aerosol of the active drug in water or other vehicle. Some are electrically operated.

Nebulizer

A device that turns liquid forms of medicine into a fine spray that can be inhaled.

neb·u·liz·er

(neb'yū-lī-zĕr)
A device used to reduce a liquid medication to extremely fine cloudlike particles.

nebulizer

an atomizer; a device for creating an aerosol.
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Nebulizer action--forcing high-pressure air through a small orifice --applies vibrational energy to the formulation to achieve dispersion.
Sixteen percent of children and more than 50% of adults with a nebulizer used it regularly, with frequencies ranging from once per week to six times daily.
The Circulaire nebulizer has been shown to deliver high doses of [beta]-agonists in 2 to 4 minutes compared with the 45 minutes for a high-dose albuterol aerosol using current delivery methods.
It "provides minimal surface tension to the nebulizer," says Westmed, "optimizing medication output," avoiding "even a drop" of waste.
The MicroAir nebulizer comes with an AC adapter, mouthpiece, mask, mesh caps, carrying case, and detailed instructional video.
His wife was treated at the hospital last winter and the nebulizer they had gave her a lot of relief.
Earlier data indicated a substantial increase in the use of Ventolin[R] nebulizer in Bahrain between 1990 and 1991 (5).
TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Nebulizer market to grow at a CAGR of 5.
Again, dogma would have predicted that the continually running nebulizer would achieve the greatest aerosol delivery, but it turned out not to be true.
Levalbuterol patients required ipratropium bromide and nebulizer therapy on significantly fewer days than did racemic albuterol patients, thus contributing to lower medication costs.
Ortiz was ordering a part for one of the four nebulizers the family has for Richard when he received the call from Campbell about his son's attack.