- Canopy used in various types of inhalation therapy to control humidity and concentration of oxygen in inspired air.
- Cylinder, usually absorbent, introduced into a canal or sinus to maintain its patency or to dilate it.
- To elevate or pick up a segment of skin, fascia, or tissue at a given point, giving it the appearance of a tent.
[L. tendo, pp. tensus, to stretch]
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