trendelenburg's sign

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Trendelenburg's sign Tren·de·len·burg's sign (trěn'dl-ən-bûrgz')
n.
An indication of congenital dislocation of the hip or of hip abductor weakness in which the pelvis on the side opposite to the dislocation will sag when the hip and knee of the normal side are flexed.

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