Definición de aspiration en inglés:


Saltos de línea: as¦pir|ation
Pronunciación: /aspəˈreɪʃ(ə)n


  • 2 [mass noun] Medicine The action or process of drawing breath.
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    • These factors lead to either inhalation or aspiration of pathogens into the respiratory tract.
  • 2.1The action of drawing fluid by suction from a vessel or cavity: bathing solutions were changed by careful aspiration
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    • Ultrasonography or aspiration must be used to establish a definitive diagnosis.
    • Imaging-guided aspiration of fluid collections is another diagnostic aid.
    • A 20-or 30-mL syringe should be used to provide optimal suction for aspiration.
  • 3 [mass noun] Phonetics The action of pronouncing a sound with an exhalation of breath: there is no aspiration if the syllable begins with s
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    • If voicing is delayed, the voiceless region at the beginning of the vowel is known as aspiration.
    • She goes on to note that both English and Chinese make use of aspiration in their consonantal systems.


late Middle English (in sense 3): from Latin aspiratio(n-), from the verb aspirare (see aspire).

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