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phys·i·cal sign

a sign that is observed or elicited by inspection, palpation, percussion, or auscultation.

physical sign

Etymology: Gk, physikos, natural; L, signum
an objective indicator found during physical diagnosis or detected by inspection, palpation, percussion, or auscultation.

phys·i·cal sign

(fiz'i-kăl sīn)
A finding evident on inspection or elicited by auscultation, percussion, or palpation.

phys·i·cal sign

(fiz'i-kăl sīn)
Sign observed or elicited by inspection, palpation, percussion, or auscultation.
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This study also was intended to prove or disprove the accusations that the homeopathic medicines are nothing but placebo by evaluating the reduction in the physical signs in patients with pathological LBP after treated with homeopathic medicines, placebo, and homeopathic medicines in combination with placebo.
Typical physical signs of FASD include short palpebral fissures, a smooth philtrum, and a vermilion border of the upper lip that may be thinner than normal, along with midface hypoplasia.
Teens and adults may have a strong desire to hide or be rid of the physical signs of their sex, such as breasts, hair or muscle definition.
Such symptoms include excessive crying, fear of strangers, and physical signs of abuse on their bodies.
Signs of elder abuse include: Physical signs such as bruises, burns, broken bones, rope marks on the wrists Untreated bedsores Unusual weight loss Personality changes including paranoid or guarded behaviour Dirty clothes or bedding and poor hygiene or grooming Falls Medication overdose We strive to raise awareness of elder neglect and abuse.
The guidelines, put together to help health care professionals identify children suffering or at risk of sexual abuse, found that many physical signs of abuse were often hard to distinguish, which further complicated the work of professionals trying to help vulnerable young children.
The physical signs are shiny skin and a lack of radiance, often accompanied by dilated pores.
Now a new study published early online in CANCER a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society has revealed eight highly specific physical signs associated with death within three days in cancer patients.
After the girl returned home, her family noticed physical signs of rape, which were later confirmed in a medical examination.
They're wild animals, and you need to read the physical signs of the animal," Al Burtoni said.
Confirmation that a drug can safely increase both physical signs of sexual arousal, such as increased genital vasocongestion, as well as other manifestations of sexual well-being, such as increased sexual satisfaction as verified by the patients, establishes an important milestone in women's health, particularly as the Journal of The American Medical Association has reported as many as 43% of women aged 18 to 59 experience some form of sexual dysfunction.
Police found no evidence of Navarajah's infidelity nor physical signs of abuse.

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