Definition of oxygen tent in English:

oxygen tent

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noun

  • A tent-like enclosure within which the air supply can be enriched with oxygen to aid a patient’s breathing: admitted with bronchial illness, he was put in an oxygen tent with alarms set up to go off if he stopped breathing
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    • Only 22 years old, he spent his last days under an oxygen tent in a hospital.
    • Unless you were actually under an oxygen tent, you could smoke in hospitals.
    • But can't you achieve a similar effect with an oxygen tent or elevation training?

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