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Medical Term:

Hennebert sign

Pronunciation: en'e-bar

Definition: nystagmus produced by pressure applied to a sealed external auditory canal; may be seen in labyrinthine fistula or with intact tympanic membrane in syphilitic involvement of the otic capsule.

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