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insufflation

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noun in·suf·fla·tion \ˌin(t)-sə-ˈflā-shən, in-ˌsəf-ˈlā-\

Medical Definition of insufflation

  1. :  the act of blowing something (as a drug in powdered form) into a body cavity; specifically :  the introduction of a flow of gas into a body cavity <oxygen for tracheal gas insufflation> <abdominal insufflation with carbon dioxide>

  2. in·suf·flate \ˈin(t)-sə-ˌflāt, in-ˈsəf-ˌlāt\play play transitive verb




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