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inhaler

[in-hey-ler] /ɪnˈheɪ lər/
noun
1.
an apparatus or device used in inhaling medicinal vapors, anesthetics, etc.
2.
a respirator.
3.
a person who inhales.
Origin of inhaler
1770-1780
1770-80; inhale + -er1
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inhaler

/ɪnˈheɪlə/
noun
1.
a device for breathing in therapeutic vapours through the nose or mouth, esp one for relieving nasal congestion or asthma
2.
a person who inhales
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inhaler in Medicine

inhaler in·hal·er (ĭn-hā'lər)
n.
A device that produces a vapor to ease breathing or is used to medicate by inhalation, especially a small nasal applicator containing a volatile medicament. Also called inhalator.

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