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Medical Term:

Carey Coombs murmur

Pronunciation: kar'e kumz

Definition: A blubbering apical middiastolic murmur occurring in the acute stage of rheumatic mitral valvulitis and disappearing as the valvulitis subsides.

Synonym(s): Coombs murmur

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