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1. palpation

noun. a method of examination in which the examiner feels the size or shape or firmness or location of something (of body parts when the examiner is a health professional).

Synonyms

  • tactual exploration
  • scrutiny
  • ballottement
  • examination
  • touch

Antonyms

  • stifle
  • diverge
  • miss
  • disengage

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Example sentences of the word palpation


1. Noun, singular or mass
Start the palpation of the brachial artery just below the bend of the elbow.

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