Kernig sign

noun
Ker·​nig sign | \ˈker-nig- \
variants: or Kernig's sign \ˈker-​nigz-​ \

Medical Definition of Kernig sign 

: an indication usually present in meningitis that consists of pain and resistance on attempting to extend the leg at the knee with the thigh flexed at the hip

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