Glossary of Medical Terms

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1. That with which anything is furnished or supplied; supplies; outfit; equipment. "The form and all the furniture of the earth." (Tillotson) "The thoughts which create the furniture of their minds." (M. Arnold) 2. Articles used for convenience or decoration in a home or apartment, as tables, chairs, bedsteads, sofas, carpets, curtains, pictures, vases, etc. 3. The necessary appendages to anything, as to a car, a carriage, a nave, etc. Pieces of tree or metal of a lesser height than the type, placed near the pages or another matter in a form, and, with the quoins, serving to secure the form in its seat in the chase. 4. A mixed or compound stop in an organ; sometimes called mixture. Origin: F. Fourniture. See Furnish. Source: Websters Vocabulary
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