impalpable


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impalpable

 [im-pal´pah-b'l]
not detectable by touch.

impalpable

/im·pal·pa·ble/ (im-pal´pah-b'l) not detectable by touch.

im·pal·pa·ble

(im-pal'pă-bĕl)
Denotes something that cannot be touched.

impalpable

Unable to be felt.

impalpable

not detectable by touch.
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The state risks alienating persons if it truncates their access to this "pervading and impalpable power.
18) reported that the volume of the contralateral descended testis was not a reliable criterion for differentiating an absent testis from an intra-abdominal testis in a boy with a unilateral impalpable testis, since in their cohort of 109 children, 80% of monorchid patients (47% of all cohort) had a contralateral testicular size smaller than 2 cm.
Given the odds that are heavily against the home side, Daredevils will need another individual brilliance to match Supergiants' impalpable form.
More than 20 years ago about 60% of patients had impalpable or very weak pulse at punctured arterial site at the time of discharge6.
Patients with impalpable microcalcifications had a stereotactic biopsy performed in keeping with international guidelines.
In 1953, troubled by large-scale emigration and increasing secularism among the young, O'Faolain worried whether "that impalpable thing we know as the Irish nature is shrivelling and hardening into selfishness" (471).
The role of imaging in the management of impalpable undescended testis.
The property that Ruefle deems private is the impalpable nature of the inner life we all share; it is at once ours and everyone's.
Still, some concern remains that, if garments are simply a wedge to enter that deeper realm, once inside they will risk fading into the background, having fulfilled their function but deluded the reader into thinking that there would be more to them than their rich or impalpable fabric.
Children between age 6 months to twelve years presenting with impalpable undescended testis were included in the study.
From the impersonal, impalpable but almost numinous character drawn by the state before President Zia, Jinnah had become (under President Zia), a reactive ideologue who had worked tirelessly to construct an entirely theological state in South Asia.
This thoughtful, if somewhat slow-moving, story holds messages for us today, among them that the "practice of goading people on in their antagonism of one another" is both abhorrent and dangerous and that what will remain of most of our precious lives are impalpable memories, "the weightless ash of a butterfly wing consumed in a forest fire.