Definition of nebulizer

Definition of nebulizer
  1. nebulizer Noun A device used to convert liquid into a fine spray of aerosols, by the means of oxygen / compressed air / ultrasonic vibration; Sometimes also refered to as an atomizer.
  2. nebulizer Noun A device used to administer a medicine into the lungs, by converting the medicine from liquid state into a fine spray of aerosols, to be inhaled through the nose or mouth. The conversion of liquid medicine is characterized to be performed by means of oxygen or compressed air or ultrasonic vibration, which differ from the aerosolizing means used by related devices such as inhalers and vaporizers.
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