Recent Examples of inhalation from the Web
Larry Hammer, 74, died in the cabin from smoke inhalation, and Christy Hammer, 72, died on the way to a local hospital.
Smoking — Smoke inhalation increases vascular damage.
And then there’s the inhalation risk of the chemicals.
Medics at the scene treated four people for smoke inhalation and non-life threatening injuries, according to Springdale Police Sgt.
Huffman said the owner was transported to a local hospital for smoke inhalation.
One firefighter and a resident suffered smoke inhalation when flames broke out in the 700 block of East Mitchell Avenue just before 2 a.m. Thursday, said District 3 Fire Chief Marc Monahan.
The boy, Isaac Paulous, who was identified from his dental records, died from smoke inhalation, the inquest at Westminster Coroner’s Court found.
Three people were treated for smoke inhalation and minor injuries, according to Sosby.
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First Known Use of inhalation
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Definition of inhalation for Students
: the act or an instance of breathing or drawing in by breathing
Medical Definition of inhalation
1: the act or an instance of inhaling; specifically : the action of drawing air into the lungs by means of a complex of essentially reflex actions that involve changes in the diaphragm and in muscles of the abdomen and thorax which cause enlargement of the chest cavity and lungs resulting in production of relatively negative pressure within the lungs so that air flows in until the pressure is restored to equality with that of the atmosphere
2: material (as medication) to be taken in by inhaling
inhalational\-shnəl, -shən-əl\play adjective
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