• Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Insufflator a form of injector for forcing air into a furnace
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Through Low L., from L. in, in, sufflāre, to blow.


In literature:

Corporal Kavaalen was going through the dead man's pockets, and Skinner was working on the rifle with an insufflator.
"Murder in the Gunroom" by Henry Beam Piper
The insufflation tube appears to have been left out, and there are no drones to be seen.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 2" by Various
One of the best anaesthetic applications is orthoform powder, introduced by means of the ordinary laryngeal insufflator.
"Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition." by Alexander Miles
Insufflation of orthoform powder, or the patient is directed to slowly dissolve an orthoform lozenge in his mouth.
"Nurses' Papers on Tuberculosis :" by Various

In news:

Study Compares Passive Oxygen Insufflation and BVM.