nebulize

play
verb neb·u·lize \ˈne-byə-ˌlīz\

Definition of nebulize

nebulized

;

nebulizing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to reduce to a fine spray

nebulization

play \ˌne-byə-lə-ˈzā-shən\ noun

nebulizer

play \ˈne-byə-ˌlī-zər\ noun

Origin and Etymology of nebulize

Latin nebula


First Known Use: 1867


Medical Dictionary

nebulize

transitive verb neb·u·lize
variants: or British

nebulise

\ˈneb-yə-ˌlīz\play

Medical Definition of nebulize

nebulized

or British

nebulised

;

nebulizing

or British

nebulising

  1. :  to reduce to a fine spray a nebulized medication

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