A device used to convert liquid into a fine spray of aerosols, by means of oxygen, compressed air, or ultrasonic vibration.
A device that is used to increase the humidity of the air.
(medicine) A device used to administer a medicine into the lungs, by converting the medicine from liquid state into a fine spray of aerosols, to be inhaled through the nose or mouth.
A device that increases the moisture content of the air; - used to avoid excessive dryness in buildings, which can cause irritation to the throat. Compare dehumidifier.
A humidifier is a device, primarily an electrical appliance, that increases humidity (moisture) in a single room or an entire building. In the home, point-of-use humidifiers are commonly used to humidify a single room, while whole-house or furnace humidifiers, which connect to a home's HVAC system, provide humidity to the entire house.
In medicine, a nebulizer (American English) or nebuliser (British English) is a drug delivery device used to administer medication in the form of a mist inhaled into the lungs. Nebulizers are commonly used for the treatment of asthma, cystic fibrosis, COPD and other respiratory diseases or disorders.