Definition of insufflation
: an act or the action of blowing on, into, or in: such asa : a Christian ceremonial rite of exorcism performed by breathing on a personb medicine : the act of blowing something (such as a drug in powdered form) into a body cavity; specifically : the introduction of a flow of gas into a body cavity abdominal insufflation with carbon dioxide
insufflateplay \ˈin(t)-sə-ˌflāt, in-ˈsə-ˌflāt\ transitive verb
insufflatorplay \ˈin(t)-sə-ˌflā-tər\ noun
Medical Definition of insufflation
: the act of blowing something (as a drug in powdered form) into a body cavity; specif : the introduction of a flow of gas into a body cavity oxygen for tracheal gas insufflation abdominal insufflation with carbon dioxide
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