inhaler

(in-HAY-ler)

A device for giving medicines in the form of a spray that is inhaled (breathed in) through the nose or mouth. Inhalers are used to treat certain medical problems, such as bronchitis, angina, emphysema, and asthma. They are also used to help relieve symptoms that occur when a person is trying to quit smoking.

Pronunciation of dictionary term "inhaler"

Pronunciation of dictionary term "inhalador"

Dispositivo para administrar medicamentos en forma de líquido pulverizable que se inhala (respira) a través de la nariz o la boca. Los inhaladores se usan para tratar ciertos problemas de salud, como la bronquitis, la angina, el enfisema y el asma. También se usan para ayudar a aliviar síntomas que se presentan cuando una persona trata de dejar de fumar.