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oxygen mask

n.
A masklike device placed over the mouth and nose and through which oxygen is supplied from an attached storage tank.
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oxygen mask

A device that fits over the mouth and nose and provides oxygen or other therapeutic gas. It includes a simple, partial rebreathing type and a nonrebreathing type.
See also: mask
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