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inhaler

a device for breathing in therapeutic vapours through the nose or mouth, esp one for relieving nasal congestion or asthma

inhaler

[in′hā·lər]
(medicine)
A device containing a solid medication through which air is drawn into the air passages.
An atomizer containing a liquid medication.
(mining engineering)
An apparatus, of different forms, for permitting the supply of fresh air to a miner.
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If this is strenuous, reduce the length of the inhales and exhales, but keep them equal.
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