Definition of nebulize in US English:

nebulize

(British nebulise)

verb

[with object]
  • Convert (a liquid) to a fine spray, especially for inhalation of a medicinal drug.

    ‘the solution is nebulized and inhaled via a face mask’
    ‘he improved after treatment with nebulized salbutamol’

Origin

Mid 19th century: from Latin nebula ‘mist’ + -ize.

Pronunciation

nebulize

/ˈnebyəˌlīz//ˈnɛbjəˌlaɪz/