vaporization


vaporization
1. The change of a solid or liquid to a state of vapor. 2. The therapeutic application of a vapor.

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va·por·iza·tion also Brit va·por·isa·tion .vā-p(ə-)rə-'zā-shən n the action or process of vaporizing: the state of being vaporized

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va·por·iza·tion (va″pər-ĭ-zaґshən) 1. the conversion of a solid or liquid into a vapor without chemical change. See also nebulization. 2. distillation.

Medical dictionary. 2011.