Steam tent | definition of steam tent by Medical dictionary
An obsolete device formerly used to encourage the inhalation of vapors (e.g., in respiratory diseases such as croup or cystic fibrosis).
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I'm in a Swedana steam tent
enjoying a herbal Ayurvedic therapy.
Making a steam tent
is an old standby to help relieve allergy symptoms.
When he was 11 months old he had very bad croup and ended up in a steam tent