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insufflation

 [in″sŭ-fla´shun]
1. the blowing of a powder, vapor, or gas into a body cavity.
2. a drug administered by this method, especially a powder or aerosol carried into the respiratory passages.
perirenal insufflation injection of air around the kidney for radiologic examination of the adrenal glands.
tracheal gas insufflation continuous insufflation of a low flow of fresh gas to the distal endotracheal tube, believed capable of flushing out the anatomical dead space and thus reducing Paco2.
tubal insufflation Rubin's test.

in·suf·fla·tion

(in'sŭf-lā'shŭn),
1. The act or process of insufflating.
2. Synonym(s): inhalant (4)

insufflation

/in·suf·fla·tion/ (-sah-fla´shun)
1. the act of blowing a powder, vapor, or gas into a body cavity.
2. finely powdered or liquid drugs carried into the respiratory passages by such devices as aerosols.

perirenal insufflation  injection of air around the kidney for radiographic examination of the adrenal glands.
tubal insufflation  see Rubin's test, under test.

insufflation

(ĭn′sə-flā′shən)
n.
1. The act or an instance of insufflating.
2. Ecclesiastical A ritual act of breathing on baptismal water or on the one being baptized.

insufflation

Laparoscopy The process of injecting gas–room air, CO2, or NO2 via a machine into the abdominal cavity to create a tent to allow for the safe placement of trocars, visualization of the operative field, and manipulation of instruments used during the procedure. See Laparoscopic surgery.

in·suf·fla·tion

(in'sŭ-flā'shŭn)
1. The act or process of insufflating.
2. Synonym(s): inhalant (3) .

in·suf·fla·tion

(in'sŭ-flā'shŭn)
1. The act or process of insufflating.
2. Synonym(s): inhalant (3) .

insufflation (in´səflā´shən),

n the act of blowing a powder, vapor, gas, or air into a cavity such as the lungs.
insufflation, endotracheal,
n the forcing of an anesthetic mixture into the lungs through an endotracheal catheter under pressure.
insufflation, mouth-to-mouth,
n the oldest recorded procedure for artificially ventilating the lungs. The lungs are inflated by blowing into the oral cavity, and expiration either is passive or is assisted by compressing the thorax. Adequate ventilation is produced, and the procedure should be used when other techniques are not applicable; e.g., in thoracic injury. Auxiliary airway tubes are available for use when mouth-to-mouth insufflation is required. Such tubes maintain the airway and prevent the tongue from obstructing the glottis.

insufflation

1. the blowing of a powder, vapor, or gas into a body cavity.
2. a drug administered by this method, especially a powder or aerosol carried into the respiratory passages.

tubal insufflation
insufflation of carbon dioxide gas through the uterus into the uterine tubes as a test of their patency.
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