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stewart-holmes sign

stewart-holmes sign in Medicine

Stewart-Holmes sign Stew·art-Holmes sign (stōō'ərt-, styōō'-)
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. Also called rebound phenomenon.

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