Definition of Romberg's sign in US English:

Romberg's sign

(also Romberg sign)

noun

Medicine
  • Swaying, staggering, or falling by a patient during the closed-eye phase of the Romberg test, indicating impairment of proprioceptive function; (in early use also) Romberg's symptom.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in The Lancet.