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Inhalation

Similar term(s): inhale.

Definition:

The act of breathing.

A hazardous substance can enter the body by inhaling an airborne substance or contaminant in the form of gas, fumes mists, vapors, dusts, or aerosols. Once inhaled, contaminants can be deposited in the lungs and/or transported into the blood.

Source: GreenFacts

Related words:

Aerosol - Exposure - Route of exposure

Translation(s):

Deutsch: Inhalation
Español: Inhalación
Français: Inhalation
Nederlands: Inhalatie

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