Medical Dictionary


verb in·flate \in-ˈflāt\

Medical Definition of INFLATE

transitive verb
:  to swell or distend with air or gas <inflate the lungs>
intransitive verb
:  to become inflated
in·fla·tion \in-ˈflā-shən\ noun


July 04, 2015
stringent Hear it
rigorous, strict, or severe
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