aspiration(redirected from aspiratory)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal.
a. the act of breathing
b. a breath
2. removal of air or fluid from a body cavity by suction
a. the sucking of fluid or foreign matter into the air passages of the body
b. the removal of air or fluid from the body by suction
The removal of fluids from a cavity by suction.
The use of suction to draw up a sample in a pipette.
(science and technology)
Act or the result of removing, carrying along, or drawing by suction.
In an air-conditioned room, the pulling of room air into the moving air-stream which is discharging from a diffuser.