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aspiration

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noun as·pi·ra·tion \ˌas-pə-ˈrā-shən\

Medical Definition of aspiration

  1. :  a drawing of something in, out, up, or through by or as if by suction: asa:  the act of breathing and especially of breathing inb:  the withdrawal of fluid or friable tissue from the bodyc:  the taking of foreign matter into the lungs with the respiratory current

  2. as·pi·ra·tion·al \-shnəl, -shən-əl\play adjective





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