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verb[WITH OBJECT]often as adjective aerosolized
Convert into a fine spray or colloidal suspension in air:‘the drug is being tested in an aerosolized form’
- ‘Additionally more common toxins tend to be those that are inhaled, such as cleaning solvents, aerosolized paints, thinners, etc.’
- ‘This helps remove aerosolized formalin from the air during the filling process, reducing the risk of inhalation exposure.’
- ‘First, why did the exposure augment the responsiveness to both intravascular and aerosolized capsaicin?’
- ‘Whenever possible, use aerosolized medications in single-dose vials.’
- ‘Airway responsiveness to aerosolized MCh was measured on the basis of previously described procedures.’
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