Definition of instillation in English:

instillation

noun

  • See instil

    • ‘In this study, we used a rat model to compare intra-tracheal instillations of dust samples taken from the work areas of a jute-processing factory vs. positive and negative controls.’
    • ‘After intratracheal elastase instillations, we confirmed histologically the dose-dependent emphysematous changes throughout the lung (data not shown).’
    • ‘In 20 healthy volunteers one dose of a 1-percent forskolin solution had no effect, whereas two instillations five minutes apart led to significant decreases in IOP and aqueous flow rate.’
    • ‘From Wingate, Dayan learned the importance of surprise, cunning, compassion and the instillation of fear.’
    • ‘To quantitate the magnitude of neutrophilic lung inflammation, we investigated the cellular profile of BAL fluid of the lungs 24 hours after the intratracheal instillations.’

Pronunciation

instillation

/ɪnstɪˈleɪʃ(ə)n/