Aspiration means to draw in or out using a sucking motion. It has two meanings:
Aspiration can mean
breathing in a foreign object(such as sucking food into the airway).
The term can also refer to a medical procedure that removes something from an area of the body. These substances can be air, body fluids, or bone fragments. An example is removing
ascitesfluid from the belly area.
Aspiration as a medical procedure may also be used to remove tissue samples for a