Chadwick sign

(chad′wik )

[James R. Chadwick, U.S. gynecologist, 1844-1905]
A deep blue-violet color of the cervix and vagina caused by increased vascularity. It is a probable sign of pregnancy that becomes evident around the fourth week of gestation.

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