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Teens

Definition: Nebulizer

Nebulizer

A nebulizer is an electrically powered machine that turns liquid medication into a mist so that it can be breathed directly into the lungs through a face mask or mouthpiece. This works well with little kids who aren't ready to use inhalers, but anyone can use a nebulizer to get the breathing medication he or she needs.

The Barbara Bush Children's Hospital is a department of Maine Medical Center