Brudzinski sign

noun
Brud·zin·ski sign | \brü-ˈjin-skē-, brüd-ˈzin- \
variants: or Brudzinski's sign \-skē(z)- \

Medical Definition of Brudzinski sign 

: any of several symptoms of meningeal irritation occurring especially in meningitis especially : involuntary bending of the knees and hips of a supine patient caused by lifting the head of the patient so that the chin moves towards the chest

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