Romberg's sign

noun
Rom·​berg's sign
variants: or Romberg sign \ ˈräm-​ˌbərg(z)-​ How to pronounce Romberg sign (audio) \

Medical Definition of Romberg's sign

: a diagnostic sign of tabes dorsalis and other diseases of the nervous system consisting of a swaying of the body when the feet are placed close together and the eyes are closed

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