Broadbent, Sir William H.


Sir William H., English physician, 1835-1907.
Bolton-Broadbent plane - Synonym(s): Bolton plane
Broadbent apoplexy - intracerebral bleeding which penetrates the lateral ventricle of the brain.
Broadbent inverted sign - retraction of thoracic wall, synchronous with cardiac systole, visible particularly in the left posterior axillary line; sign of adherent pericardium. Synonym(s): Broadbent sign
Broadbent law - lesions of the upper segment of the motor tract cause less marked paralysis of muscles that habitually produce bilateral movements than of those that commonly act independently of the opposite side.
Broadbent sign - Synonym(s): Broadbent inverted sign
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