* * *oxygen tent n a canopy which can be placed over a bedridden person and within which a flow of oxygen can be maintained
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* * *a tent erected over a bed into which a constant flow of oxygen can be maintained.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
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oxygen tent — n a piece of equipment shaped like a tent that is put around people who are very ill in hospital, to provide them with oxygen … Dictionary of contemporary English
oxygen tent — n. a transparent enclosure into which oxygen is released, fitted around a bed patient to improve the efficiency of oxygen intake per breath … English World dictionary
oxygen tent — oxygen ,tent noun count a large container filled with oxygen that doctors put around a person who cannot breathe normally … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
oxygen tent — noun : a canopy of usually transparent material which is placed over a bedfast patient and within which a flow of oxygen can be maintained * * * noun, pl ⋯ tents [count] : a piece of medical equipment that surrounds the body or head of a patient… … Useful english dictionary
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 also used by athletes see altitude tents. See also Oxygen therapy Oxygen … Wikipedia
oxygen tent — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms oxygen tent : singular oxygen tent plural oxygen tents a large container filled with oxygen that doctors put around a person who cannot breathe normally … English dictionary
oxygen tent — /ˈɒksədʒən tɛnt/ (say oksuhjuhn tent) noun a small tent for delivering oxygen to a sick person at critical periods … Australian English dictionary
oxygen tent — noun a tent like enclosure within which the air supply can be enriched with oxygen to aid a patient s breathing … English new terms dictionary
oxygen tent — noun (C) a piece of equipment shaped like a tent that is put around people who are very ill in hospital, to provide them with oxygen … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
oxygen tent — ox′ygen tent n. med a small transparent canopy placed over a patient for delivering an increased concentration of oxygen • Etymology: 1920–25 … From formal English to slang