galvanopalpation

galvanopalpation

 [gal″vah-no-pal-pa´shun]
testing of nerves of the skin by means of galvanic current.

gal·va·no·pal·pa·tion

(gal'vă-nō-pal-pā'shŭn),
Esthesiometry by means of a sharp-pointed electrode through which a feeble direct current passes to the cathode applied to an indifferent part.

galvanopalpation

/gal·va·no·pal·pa·tion/ (gal″vah-no-pal-pa´shun) testing of nerves of the skin by galvanic current.

galvanopalpation

An obsolete technique of testing cutaneous sensation by applying galvanic (low-level direct current) stimulus to the skin.

galvanopalpation

testing of nerves of the skin by means of galvanic current.