carey coombs murmur
Carey Coombs murmur Car·ey Coombs murmur (kār’ē kōōmz’)
An apical mid-diastolic murmur occurring in the acute stage of rheumatic mitral valvulitis and disappearing as the valvulitis subsides.
- Carey street
noun (formerly) the street in which the London bankruptcy court was situated the state of bankruptcy Historical Examples Ayscough, seeing carey street looming in the distance, was unusually glum. Colorado Jim George Goodchild In carey street, when she was first married, lived Mrs. Chapone. The Town Leigh Hunt carey street, and its immediate neighbourhood, abounded […]
carf Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities Historical Examples Whitwell pulled his axe out of the carf, and struck it in again with a force that made a wide, square chip leap out. The Landlord at Lion’s Head, Complete William Dean Howells But then he lifted his axe and struck it into the carf on […]
noun a place where principal roads or streets intersect, esp a place in a town where four roads meet Historical Examples So saying, carfax rose from his chair, quitted the room—and within another minute returned, solemnly escorting the two detectives. The Borough Treasurer Joseph Smith Fletcher And did he tell you my grandfather carfax’s dictum […]
noun (informal, mainly Brit) a variant spelling of kerfuffle