used in inhalation; inhaling
Origin of inhalantfrom Classical Latin inhalans, present participle of inhalare
a medicine or other substance to be inhaled as a vapor
Used in or for inhaling.
- A drug, such as an anesthetic or bronchodilator, or another substance, such as saline solution, inhaled for medicinal purposes in vapor or aerosol form.
- A substance inhaled as an intoxicant, usually in the form of a vapor.