Definition of aspirator in English:


Syllabification: as·pi·ra·tor
Pronunciation: /ˈaspəˌrātər


  • An instrument or apparatus for aspirating fluid from a vessel or cavity.
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    • If your child is too young to blow her own nose, use a nasal aspirator to remove sticky nasal fluids if your child is uncomfortable.
    • Endometrial biopsies were performed using routine endometrial aspirators.
    • An alternative to the uterine sound is an endometrial aspirator such as those used for endometrial biopsy sampling.

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