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Medical Term:

Mirchamp sign

Pronunciation: mir'shan[h]

Definition: a premonitory symptom of mumps; if a strongly flavored substance is placed on the tongue, a painful reflex secretion of saliva occurs in the gland that is the seat of the incipient infection.

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