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nikolsky's sign in Medicine

Nikolsky's sign

(nĭ-kŏlskēz)
n.
  1. An indication of pemphigus vulgaris in which apparently normal epidermis may be separated at the basal layer and rubbed off when pressed with a sliding motion.
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