physical sign n.
Any of various signs that are elicited by auscultation, percussion, or palpation.
Its physical sign was the pale, suffused flame in Gertrude's face, and that web of air across her eyes.
There was no physical sign of kinship between the two, half-brothers though they were.
He required the physical sign before he would accept the moral judgment.
In early cases, an inequality in the level of the angles of the scapulæ is often the only physical sign to be detected.
Among the naked women of Tierra del Fuego, it is said that there is often no physical sign of the menses for six months at a time.
But when he spoke his tone was a flat denial of the physical sign that Bat had been quick to observe.