[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-suh-luh, ins-yuh-] /ˈɪn sə lə, ˈɪns yə-/ noun, plural insulae [in-suh-lee, ins-yuh-] /ˈɪn səˌli, ˈɪns yə-/ (Show IPA). Anatomy. 1. a group of convolutions situated at the base of the lateral fissure of the brain. /ˈɪnsjʊlə/ noun (pl) -lae (-ˌliː) 1. a pyramid-shaped area of the brain within each cerebral hemisphere beneath parts of the […]
[in-suh-luh nt, ins-yuh-] /ˈɪn sə lənt, ˈɪns yə-/ noun 1. an material, as used in building trades.
[in-suh-ler, ins-yuh-] /ˈɪn sə lər, ˈɪns yə-/ adjective 1. of or relating to an island or islands: insular possessions. 2. dwelling or situated on an island. 3. forming an island: insular rocks. 4. detached; standing alone; isolated. 5. of, relating to, or characteristic of islanders. 6. narrow-minded or illiberal; provincial: insular attitudes toward foreigners. 7. […]
noun 1. a partly geographical, partly genetic grouping of Celtic languages that consists of those spoken in the British Isles in ancient times and those descended from them.