Carey Coombs murmur

[ kărē kōōmz ]

n.

An apical mid-diastolic murmur occurring in the acute stage of rheumatic mitral valvulitis and disappearing as the valvulitis subsides.

Nearby words

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  2. common council,
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  6. common entrance,
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  9. common factor,
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