Nebulization Neb`u*li*za"tion, n. (Med.) The act or process of nebulizing; atomization. [1913 Webster]

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  • nebulization — noun see nebulize …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • nebulization — See nebulize. * * * …   Universalium

  • nebulization — noun a) the process of forming nebulae b) to convert a liquid to a fine spray; atomize …   Wiktionary

  • nebulization — Spraying or vaporization. [L. nebula, mist] * * * neb·u·li·za·tion or Brit neb·u·li·sa·tion .neb yə lə zā shən n 1) reduction of a medicinal solution to a fine spray 2) treatment (as of respiratory diseases) by means of a fine spray * * *… …   Medical dictionary

  • nebulization — n. fogginess, mistiness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • nebulization — neb·u·li·za·tion …   English syllables

  • nebulization — ˌnebyələ̇ˈzāshən, ˌlīˈz noun ( s) : reduction (as of a medicinal solution) to a mist, spray, or vapor …   Useful english dictionary

  • Nebulization, heated — Administration of medication via fine spray that has been heated to increase its water content …   Medical dictionary

  • nebulize — nebulization, n. nebulizer, n. /neb yeuh luyz /, v., nebulized, nebulizing. v.t. 1. to reduce to fine spray; atomize. v.i. 2. to become vague, indistinct, or nebulous. Also, esp. Brit., nebulise. [1870 75; NEBUL(A) + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • Nebulizer — In medicine, a nebulizer[1] (spelled nebuliser in British English)[2] is a device used to administer medication in the form of a mist inhaled into the lungs. A Jet nebulizer attached to a compressor. Nebuli …   Wikipedia

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