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  2. Sign (semiotics) - Wikipedia

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    A sign depends on an object in a way that enables (and, in a sense, determines) an interpretation, an interpretant, to depend on the object as the sign depends on the object. The interpretant, then, is a further sign of the object, and thus enables and determines still further interpretations, further interpretant signs.

  3. Currency symbol - Wikipedia

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    For example, the euro sign is based on ϵ, an archaic form of the greek epsilon, to represent Europe; the Indian rupee sign ₹ is a blend of the Latin letter 'R' with the Devanagari letter 'र' (ra); and the Russian Ruble sign is based on Р (the Cyrillic capital letter 'er').

  4. Chvostek sign - Wikipedia

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    The Chvostek sign (/ ˈ k v ɒ s t ɪ k /) is a clinical sign that someone may have a low blood calcium level (a decreased serum calcium, called hypocalcemia).The Chvostek sign is the abnormal twitching of muscles that are activated (innervated) by the facial nerve (also known as Cranial Nerve Seven, or CNVII).

  5. Silhouette sign - Wikipedia

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    Silhouette sign; A) Normal chest radiograph; B) Q fever pneumonia affecting the right lower and middle lobes. Note the loss of the normal radiographic silhouette (contour) between the affected lung and its right heart border as well as between the affected lung and its right diaphragm border.

  6. Obturator sign - Wikipedia

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    The obturator sign or Cope's obturator test is an indicator of irritation to the obturator internus muscle. The technique for detecting the obturator sign, called the obturator test, is carried out on each leg in succession. The patient lies on her/his back with the hip and knee both flexed at ninety degrees.

  7. Halo sign - Wikipedia

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    The halo sign of temporal arteritis should not be confused with Deuel's halo sign, which is a sign of fetal death. [3] The halo sign is also understood as a region of ground-glass attenuation surrounding a pulmonary nodule on an X-ray computed tomography (CT scan) of the chest.

  8. Murphy's sign - Wikipedia

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    In medicine, Murphy's sign (Also called Sweeney’s sign) is a maneuver during a physical examination as part of the abdominal examination. It is useful for differentiating pain in the right upper quadrant. Typically, it is positive in cholecystitis, but negative in choledocholithiasis, pyelonephritis, and ascending cholangitis

  9. Signage - Wikipedia

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    Early Christians used the sign or a cross or the Ichthys (i.e. fish) to denote their religious affiliations, whereas the sign of the sun or the moon would serve the same purpose for pagans. The use of commercial signage has a very ancient history. Retail signage and promotional signs appear to have developed independently in the East and the West.