Examples of inhalant in a Sentence
The medicine is now available as an inhalant.
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In addition, 4 percent of Lincoln and Emerson eighth-grade students reported using inhalants in the past year, according to the data.
Regarding high-risk substance use, the percentage of high school students who reported ever using certain illicit drugs -- cocaine, inhalants, heroin, meth, hallucinogens or ecstasy -- fell from 22.6% in 2007 to 14% in 2017.
At least 21 million Americans age 12 and older report having used inhalants at least once in their lives, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA).
Aerosols, solvents, gases and nitrates prescribed for chest pain are misused as inhalants.
Those worlds collide when George and a handful of other creatures are exposed to an inhalant that sets off a genetic chain reaction.
My friend Paul Salopek produced dozens of investigative stories, about abuses by the border patrol, the inhalant epidemic, the lives of transvestite prostitutes in Juarez.
Drugs like inhalants can change the structure of the nervous system by destroying myelin: the fatty substance that coats the nerves like insulation.
But there was something else, something familiar, drifting up and hitting me like an intoxicating inhalant.
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INHALANT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of inhalant for English Language Learners
medical : a medicine or illegal drug that is breathed into the lungs
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