[in-suhf-leyt, in-suh-fleyt] /ɪnˈsʌf leɪt, ˈɪn səˌfleɪt/

verb (used with object), insufflated, insufflating.
to blow or breathe (something) in.
Medicine/Medical. to blow (air or a medicinal substance) into some opening or upon some part of the body.
Ecclesiastical. to breathe upon, especially upon one being baptized or upon the water of baptism.
(transitive) to breathe or blow (something) into (a room, area, etc)
(med) to blow (air, medicated powder, etc) into the lungs or into a body cavity
(transitive) to breathe or blow upon (someone or something) as a ritual or sacramental act, esp so as to symbolize the influence of the Holy Spirit

insufflate in·suf·flate (ĭn’sə-flāt’, ĭn-sŭf’lāt’)
v. in·suf·flat·ed, in·suf·flat·ing, in·suf·flates

in’suf·fla’tor n.


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