Dry-powder-inhaler definition

(medicine) A device with a canister holding a medicine in a dry powder form, ready to be sucked/sprayed out as aerosols, with the purpose to be inhaled by a patient into the lungs. The device is commonly used for the treatment of asthma and other type of respiratory diseases.
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Noun

Singular:
dry-powder-inhaler
Plural:
dry powder inhalers