ultrasonic nebulizer

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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

ul·tra·son·ic neb·u·liz·er

a humidifier using high-frequency electricity to power a transducer that vibrates 1,350,000 times per second and divides water up into 0.5-3 mcm particles in its nebulizing chamber; used in inhalation therapy.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

ul·tra·son·ic neb·u·li·zer

(ŭl'tră-son'ik neb'yū-lī-zĕr)
A humidifier using high-frequency electricity to power a transducer that vibrates 1.35 million times per second and emits water particles 0.5-3 mcm in size; used in inhalation therapy.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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The global nebulizers market segmentation is based on product types (pneumatic nebulizer, vented pneumatic nebulizers, breath-actuated pneumatic nebulizers, ultrasonic nebulizers, standalone ultrasonic nebulizers, portable ultrasonic nebulizers, mesh nebulizers, static mesh nebulizers, vibrating mesh nebulizers).
Ultrasonic Nebulizers are further segregated into standalone nebulizers and portable nebulizers.
Ultrasonic nebulizers are used for tight humidity control and all controls are programmed through an eye-level icon-based multi-language color touchscreen interface that tracks lamp usage.
Nebulizer devices comprise of jet nebulizers, mesh nebulizers, and ultrasonic nebulizers, whereas nebulizer accessories comprise of mouthpieces or masks, nebulizer cups, filters, and tubing.
State-of-the-art ultrasonic nebulizers vaporize water droplets to a 3-micron mean diameter.
Ultrasonic nebulizers and pneumatic nebulizers are the two main categories based on product type.