von Graefe's sign

noun
von Grae·​fe's sign | \ vän-ˈgrā-fəz- How to pronounce von Graefe's sign (audio) \

Medical Definition of von Graefe's sign

: the failure of the upper eyelid to follow promptly and smoothly the downward movement of the eyeball that is seen in Graves' disease

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“Von Graefe's sign.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/von%20Graefe%27s%20sign. Accessed 15 Jun. 2021.

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