Tinel's sign

noun

Ti·​nel's sign ti-ˈnelz- How to pronounce Tinel's sign (audio)
: a tingling sensation felt in the distal portion of a limb upon percussion of the skin over a regenerating nerve in the limb

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“Tinel's sign.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Tinel%27s%20sign. Accessed 27 Nov. 2022.

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