Meaning of aspirator


Pronunciation: (as'pu-rā"tur), [key]
— n.
  1. an apparatus or device employing suction.
  2. a suction pump that operates by the pressure differential created by the high-speed flow of a fluid past an intake orifice.
  3. an instrument for removing body fluids by suction.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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