umbrella


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A stainless steel sieve placed IV below the renal arteries via the jugular vein, designed to trap deep vein thrombi in the inferior vena cava

umbrella

Mobin-Uddin umbrella Heart surgery A stainless steel sieve placed IV below the renal arteries via the jugular vein, designed to trap deep vein thrombi in the inferior vena cava. See Deep vein thrombosis, Pulmonary thromboembolism.
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So, grasping her umbrella by its ferrule, she leant over the area and tapped at the dining-room window.
You took this gentleman's umbrella away from Queen's Hall, and he has had the trouble of coming for it.
You oughtn't to talk about stealing or holes in an umbrella.
It remained as a goblin football, as a hint that all is not for the best in the best of all possible worlds, and that beneath these superstructures of wealth and art there wanders an ill-fed boy, who has recovered his umbrella indeed, but who has left no address behind him, and no name.
And when the sun drops below the horizon and the boys close their umbrellas and put them under their arms, it is only a variation of the picture, not a modification of its absurdity.
Brooke and the umbrella were safely out of the house.
She is a divinity,' returned Mr Lillyvick, giving a collector's double knock on the ground with the umbrella before-mentioned.
His explanation about the umbrella was made up to disarm suspicion.
When it stopped, he alighted, re-entered the chalet without speaking, came out with the umbrella, spread it above Miss Wilson's head, and said:
Allow me," said Fairholme, stepping forward, and attempting to take the umbrella.
Thank you, I shall not trouble you," she said frostily, and tripped away over the oozing field with Smilash, who held the umbrella over her with ostentatious solicitude.
Just a little less of your tongue, my man," said Fairholme, taking the two coins from him and handing them to Miss Wilson, who bade the clergymen good afternoon, and went to the coach under the umbrella.