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as•pi•ra•tor



Pronunciation: (as'pu-rā"tur), [key]
n.
1. an apparatus or device employing suction.
2. Hydraul.a suction pump that operates by the pressure differential created by the high-speed flow of a fluid past an intake orifice.
3. Med.an instrument for removing body fluids by suction.

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