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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: glu'snif-ing

Definition: Inhalation of fumes from plastic cements; the solvents, which include toluene, xylene, and benzene, induce central nervous system stimulation followed by depression.

Synonym(s): huffing2

See Also: solvent inhalation

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