aerosolization

noun
aero·​sol·​i·​za·​tion | \ ˌer-ə-ˌsä-lə-ˈzā-shən How to pronounce aerosolization (audio) , -ˌsȯ-, -sə- \

Definition of aerosolization

: the dispersal of a substance (such as medicine or viral particles) in the form of an aerosol : the creation or formation of an aerosol Aerosolization of the drug requires special equipment and trained personnel.— Caroline Breese Hall and J. T. McBride The VDA [Virginia Dental Association] said many routine procedures contain the potential of transmitting COVID-19 via aerosolization of fluids.— Tyler Thrasher

First Known Use of aerosolization

1944, in the meaning defined above

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“Aerosolization.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aerosolization. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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aerosolization

noun
aero·​sol·​iza·​tion | \ ˌar-ə-ˌsäl-ə-ˈzā-shən, ˌer-, -ˌsȯl- How to pronounce aerosolization (audio) \

Medical Definition of aerosolization

: dispersal (as of a medicine) in the form of an aerosol aerosolization of penicillin

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