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exploration

 [eks″plo-ra´shun]
investigation or examination for diagnostic purposes. adj., adj explo´ratory.

ex·plo·ra·tion

(eks'plōr-ā'shŭn),
An active examination, usually involving a surgical procedure, to ascertain conditions present within a body cavity as an aid in diagnosis.
[L. ex-ploro, pp. -ploratus, to explore]

exploration

/ex·plo·ra·tion/ (eks″plor-a´shun) investigation or examination for diagnostic purposes.explo´ratory

ex·plo·ra·tion

(eks'plŏr-ā'shŭn)
An active examination, usually involving endoscopy or a surgical procedure, to ascertain conditions present as an aid in diagnosis.

ex·plo·ra·tion

(eks'plŏr-ā'shŭn)
An active examination, usually involving a dental or surgical procedure, to ascertain conditions present within a body cavity as an aid in diagnosis.

exploration,

n 1. an examination by touch, either with or without instruments. E.g., a carious lesion is explored with a special explorer, but the mucobuccal fold may be explored with the finger.
n 2. the process of examination of a surface, with or without the use of instruments, to determine the condition or the surface depth of a defect or other similar diagnostic parameters.

exploration

investigation or examination for diagnostic purposes.
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