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Aerosol

Aerosol
(Science: pharmacology) a suspension or dispersion of fine particles of a solid or liquid in a gas which can be atomised into a fine mist for inhalation therapy.
Often colloids with a gaseous dispersing phase and either liquid (fog) or solid (smoke) dispersed phase; used in fumigation or in inhalation therapy; may contain propellent agents.


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