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Guéneau de Mussy point

Pronunciation: ga-no' de mu-se'

Definition: a point, painful on pressure, at the junction of a line prolonging the left border of the sternum and a horizontal line at the level of end of the bony portion of the tenth rib; it is present in cases of diaphragmatic pleurisy.

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