\stˈɒkəz sˈa͡ɪn], \stˈɒkəz sˈaɪn], \s_t_ˈɒ_k_ə_z s_ˈaɪ_n]\
Definitions of STOCKER'S SIGN
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For the differentiation between typhoid fever and tuberculous meningitis; if in the former disease, the bedclothes are pulled down the patient takes little or no notice, but in tuberculous meningitis the interference is resented and the clothes are quickly pulled up again.
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
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- Done (as bowling) with the arm not raised above elbow, that is, swung far out from body; underhand. Cf. Over-and Round-Arm.