pothole sign

A clinical sign referring to the severe abdominal pain felt by a person with acute appendicitis, which is amplified by every bump or pothole that the vehicle hits on the drive to the hospital

pothole sign

Medtalk A clinical sign of acute appendicitis, referring to the severe pain, evoked by every bump in the road–potholes felt by the victim on the drive to the hospital. See Appendicitis.
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Drivers who would like to see the pothole sign introduced can go online and sign a petition at www.
Drivers who support the campaign and want to see the pothole sign introduced can sign the petition at www.
I created my own pothole sign last year because I was concerned for the safety of drivers on my road.