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stewart-holmes sign in Medicine

Stewart-Holmes sign

(stōōərt-)
n.
  1. A sign that occurs in conditions of cerebellar deficit in which the individual is unable to check a movement when passive resistance is suddenly released.rebound phenomenon
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