inhalant

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noun in·hal·ant \in-ˈhā-lənt\

Definition of inhalant

  1. :  something (such as an allergen or medication) that is inhaled

inhalant

adjective

Examples of inhalant in a sentence

  1. The medicine is now available as an inhalant.

Circa 1890

First Known Use of inhalant

circa 1890


INHALANT Defined for English Language Learners

inhalant

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noun in·hal·ant \in-ˈhā-lənt\

Definition of inhalant for English Language Learners

  • medical : a medicine or illegal drug that is breathed into the lungs


Medical Dictionary

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inhalant

noun in·hal·ant
variants: also

inhalent

\in-ˈhā-lənt\play

Medical Definition of inhalant

  1. 1:  something (as an allergen or an anesthetic vapor) that is inhaled

  2. 2:  any of various often toxic volatile substances (as spray paint, glue, or paint thinner) whose fumes are sometimes inhaled for their euphoric effect


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inhalant

adjective in·hal·ant
variants: also

inhalent

Medical Definition of inhalant

  1. :  used for inhaling or constituting an inhalant inhalant anesthetics



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