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ox′ygen tent`(n.)

  1. a small transparent canopy placed over a patient for delivering an increased concentration of oxygen.

    Category: Medicine

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  1. oxygen tent(Noun)

    A canopy for the head and shoulders, or a similar enclosure for the whole body, within which air having a higher than normal supply of oxygen can be administered to a patient.


  1. Oxygen tent

    An oxygen tent consists of 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 tents are sometimes confused with altitude tents as used by athletes and those looking to acclimatize to a higher altitude, but those contain a reduced oxygen content.


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