insufflation


in·suf·fla·tion

noun
\ˌin(t)-sə-ˈflā-shən, in-ˌsəf-ˈlā-\

Definition of INSUFFLATION

: 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>
in·suf·flate \ˈin(t)-sə-ˌflāt, in-ˈsəf-ˌlāt\ transitive verb

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