physical sign


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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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Only one in five children with FAS has the physical signs of this condition such as a thin upper lip, small wide-set eyes, lower ears and different creases in the hands.
Over 40 chapters in 10 sections address the body system using a logical framework, focusing on the history, clinical examination and correlation between physical signs and disease for each system.
Many are specially trained drug recognition experts who learn to detect physical signs of drug impairment.
As observed, athletic elderly had a better and more desirable situation in components like physical signs, anxiety and sleep disorders, social performance, depression and the total general health in comparison to non-athletic elderly.
There are a few physical signs that your baby is ready on top of being the correct age.
His forte was in undergraduate teaching and formulation of teaching programmes, and he was passionate in the elicitation of physical signs at the bedside.
After they died, their brains were examined at autopsy for evidence of the physical signs of dementia, such as lesions, brain plaques and tangles, Daily Science reported.
Externally, they impart the verbal word of the gospel along with physical signs such as water or bread and wine.
Physical signs of depression--You can also experience physical signs such as shortness of breath, palpitations and aching muscles.
But unless you can see the physical signs of abuse - the black eye, the split lip or livid bruises on the upper arm - this kind of torture is locked away behind closed doors.
of Washington-Seattle) explores the origins, pathophysiology, and diagnostic accuracy of many of the physical signs used today in adult patients.

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