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oxygen tent

n.
A canopy placed over the head and shoulders or over the entire body of a patient to provide oxygen at a higher level than normal.

oxygen tent

n
(Medicine) med a transparent enclosure covering a bedridden patient, into which oxygen is released to help maintain respiration

ox′ygen tent`


n.
a small transparent canopy placed over a patient for delivering an increased concentration of oxygen.
[1920–25]
Translations

oxygen tent

ntenda a ossigeno

ox·y·gen tent

n. cámara de oxígeno, tienda de oxígeno.
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