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Pronunciation:  `inhu'leyshun

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the act of inhaling; the drawing in of air (or other gases) as in breathing
  2. [n]  a medication to be taken by inhaling it

INHALATION is a 10 letter word that starts with I.


 Synonyms: aspiration, breathing in, inhalant, inspiration
 See Also: breath, breathing, drag, external respiration, gasp, medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine, pant, puff, pull, respiration, ventilation



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\In`ha*la"tion\, n. [Cf. F. inhalation.]
The act of inhaling; also, that which is inhaled.

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