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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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LONG DEEP BREATHING: Inhale through the nose for five seconds.
"The next time one inhales butane from a container it may be the last time they do anything."
For every cigarette a person smokes, he or she inhales about 1 to 3 mg of nicotine.
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) classifies lead as a highly toxic heavy metal with no beneficial biological use in the body.(1) When a person inhales or ingests lead, it is absorbed into the bloodstream.