a masklike device placed or worn over the nose and mouth when inhaling supplementary oxygen from an attached tank.
a device, worn over the nose and mouth, to which oxygen is supplied from a cylinder or other source: used to aid breathing
oxygen mask n.
A masklike device that is placed over the mouth and nose and through which oxygen is supplied from an attached storage tank.
noun 1. a small tentlike canopy placed over a sick person for delivering and maintaining a flow of oxygen at critical periods. noun 1. (med) a transparent enclosure covering a bedridden patient, into which oxygen is released to help maintain respiration oxygen tent n. A canopy placed over the head and shoulders or over the […]
- Oxygen toxicity
oxygen toxicity n. A condition resulting from breathing high partial pressures of oxygen, characterized by visual and hearing abnormalities, unusual fatigue, muscular twitching, anxiety, confusion, incoordination, and convulsions.
- Oxygen weed
noun 1. (NZ) another name for water hyacinth
oxygeusia ox·y·geu·si·a (ŏk’sĭ-gyōō’zē-ə, -zhə, -jōō’-) n. See hypergeusia.