inhalant
noun Date: circa 1890 something (as an allergen or medication) that is inhaled • inhalant adjective

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  • inhalant — ● inhalant, inhalante adjectif Pore inhalant, orifice d entrée de l eau et des proies chez les spongiaires. (Les pores inhalants sont petits et très nombreux.) ● inhalant, inhalante (expressions) adjectif Pore inhalant, orifice d entrée de l eau… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • inhalant — inhalánt s. n., adj. m., pl. inhalánţi; f. sg. inhalántă, pl. inhalánte Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  INHALÁN//T inhalantţi m. Preparat medicamentos folosit pentru inhalaţii. / …   Dicționar Român

  • Inhalant — In*hal ant, a. [Cf. F. inhalant.] Inhaling; used for inhaling. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Inhalant — In*hal ant, n. An apparatus also called an {inhaler} (which see); also, that which is to be inhaled, especially a medicine taken by inhalation. [1913 Webster +PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • inhalant — inhalant, ante (i na lan, lan t ) adj. Terme d anatomie et de physiologie. Quiabsorbe.    Vaisseaux inhalants, vaisseaux dont on supposait l existence pour expliquer l absorption, et qu une observation plus rigoureuse a démontré ne pas exister …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • inhalant — 1825 (adj.), c.1830 (n.)., from L. inhalantem, prp. of inhalare (see INHALE (Cf. inhale)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • inhalant — ► NOUN 1) a medicinal preparation for inhaling. 2) a solvent or other material producing vapour that is inhaled by drug abusers …   English terms dictionary

  • inhalant — [in hāl′ənt] adj. [< L inhalans, prp. of inhalare] used in inhalation; inhaling n. a medicine or other substance to be inhaled as a vapor …   English World dictionary

  • Inhalant — Inhalants are a broad range of drugs in the forms of gases, aerosols, or solvents which are breathed in and absorbed through the lungs. While some inhalant drugs are used for medical purposes, as in the case of nitrous oxide (a dental… …   Wikipedia

  • inhalant — 1. That which is inhaled; a remedy given by inhalation. 2. A drug (or combination of drugs) with high vapor pressure, carried by an air current into the nasal passage, where it produces its effect. 3. Group of products co …   Medical dictionary

  • inhalant — UK [ɪnˈheɪlənt] / US noun [countable] Word forms inhalant : singular inhalant plural inhalants medical a medicine or drug that you breathe into your lungs …   English dictionary

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