1. The act of drawing in the breath.
2. Drawing in a medicated vapor with the breath.
3. A solution of a drug or combination of drugs for administration as a nebulized mist intended to reach the respiratory tree.
4. Drawing in or exposed to an agent (gas, vapor, or particulate) that is contained in inspired or inspirable air.
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