Dalrymple's sign

[ dăl-rĭmpəlz, dălrĭm- ]


An indication of Graves' disease in which there is abnormal wideness of the palpebral fissures with retraction of the upper lid of the eye.

Nearby words

  1. defining,
  2. defining moment,
  3. definite,
  4. definite article,
  5. definite description,
  6. definite relative clause,
  7. definite relative pronoun,
  8. definitely,
  9. definition,
  10. definitive

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