Magendie-Hertwig sign

Magendie-Hertwig sign
Ma·gen·die-Hert·wig sign (mah-zhah-deґ hertґvik) [F. Magendie; Richard Carl Wilhelm Theodor von Hertwig, German zoologist, 1850–1937] skew deviation.

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  • skew deviation — a neurological condition of the eyes in which one eye turns down while the other turns up. It is seen in disorders of the cerebellum or brainstem. * * * downward and inward rotation of the eye on the side of the cerebellar lesion and upward and… …   Medical dictionary

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