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Medical Dictionary


noun as·pi·ra·tion \ˌas-pə-ˈrā-shən\

Medical Definition of ASPIRATION

:  a drawing of something in, out, up, or through by or as if by suction: as a :  the act of breathing and especially of breathing in b :  the withdrawal of fluid or friable tissue from the body c :  the taking of foreign matter into the lungs with the respiratory current
as·pi·ra·tion·al \-shnəl, -shən-əl\ adjective
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