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instillation

 [in″stĭ-la´shun]
1. administration of a liquid drop by drop.
2. the putting of something into something else by a slow, persistent process.
hope instillation in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as facilitation of the development of a positive outlook in a given situation.

in·stil·la·tion

(in-sti-lā'shŭn),
Dropping of a liquid on or into a body part.
[L. instillatio, fr. in-stillo, pp. -atus, to pour in by drops, fr. stilla, a drop]

instillation

/in·stil·la·tion/ (in″stĭ-la´shun) administration of a liquid drop by drop.

instillation

[in′stilā′shən]
Etymology: L, instillare, to drip
1 a procedure in which a fluid is slowly introduced into a cavity or passage of the body and allowed to remain for a specific length of time before being drained or withdrawn. It is performed to expose the tissues of the area to the solution, to warmth or cold, or to a drug or substance in the solution.
2 a solution so introduced. Compare infusion, injection, insufflate. instill, v.

in·stil·la·tion

(in'sti-lā'shŭn)
Dropping liquid on or into a body part.

in·stil·la·tion

(in'sti-lā'shŭn)
Dropping of a liquid on or into a body part.

instillation

administration of a liquid drop by drop.