Grasset-Gaussel-Hoover sign

Hoover s. (def. 1).

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Grasset-Gaussel-Hoover sign — Gras·set Gaus·sel Hoo·ver sign (grah saґ go selґ hooґvər) [J. Grasset; A. Gaussel; Charles Franklin Hoover, American physician, 1865–1927] Hoover sign (def. 1); see under sign …   Medical dictionary

  • Hoover sign — 1. in the normal state or in genuine paralysis, if the supine patient is directed to press the whole lower limb against the surface, there will be a lifting movement in the opposite limb; this phenomenon is absent in hysteria and malingering.… …   Medical dictionary

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