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pain on palpation of the right subcostal area during inspiration frequently associated with acute cholecystitis.
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Mur·phy sign(mŭr'fē sīn)
Pain on palpation of the right subcostal area during inspiration frequently associated with acute cholecystitis.
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Pain on deep inspiration when an inflamed gallbladder is palpated under the rib cage.
See also: Murphy, John Benjamin
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Murphy,John B., U.S. surgeon, 1857-1916.
Murphy bone lever
Murphy bone skid
Murphy button - mechanical device used for intestinal anastomosis.
Murphy drip - Synonym(s): proctoclysis
Murphy percussion - Synonym(s): piano percussion
Murphy sign - right upper quadrant pain on inspiration.
Murphy-Lane bone skid
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