Recent Examples of aerosolize from the Web
The units heat and cool reservoirs of water, and researchers suspected that as the device ventilated heat or pumped water to the blankets, tiny droplets became aerosolized and spread through the operating room, carrying microbes with them.
Infections that aerosolize, like tuberculosis, can linger longer and perhaps be transported easier in regions of the world projected to become more humid.
In a worst case scenario, a single puking episode aerosolized as many as 13,000 virus particles.
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First Known Use of aerosolize
Medical Definition of aerosolize
: to disperse (as a medicine, bactericide, or insecticide) as an aerosol aerosolized pentamidine, which is sprayed directly into the lungs—C. C. Mann
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