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Radesyge

Correct spelling for radesyge

Medical definition of radesyge:

A chronic ulcerative disease of uncertain nature, probably either syphilis or leprosy, which prevailed in Norway and Sweden in the 18th century.

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ballottement

A method of diagnosis of pregnancy: with the tip of the forefinger in the vagina, a sharp tap is made against the lower segment of the uterus; the embryo, if present, is tossed upward, and if the finger is retained in place will presently be felt to strike against the wall of the uterus as it falls back. ...

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