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Grocco sign

Pronunciation: grok'o

Definition:

  1. acute dilation of the heart following a muscular effort, described in Graves disease; also occurring in various forms of myocardiopathy;
  2. extension of the liver dullness several centimeters to the left of the midspinal line in cases of enlargement of that organ.

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