nonpalpable

nonpalpable

Physical exam adjective Referring to that which cannot be felt. Cf Palpable.

nonpalpable

(nŏn-păl′pă-b'l) [L. non, not + ″]
Not detectable during manual examination but identified instead with radiological or other diagnostic means.

Nonpalpable

Cannot be felt by hand. In cancer, growths that are nonpalpable are too small to be felt, but may be seen on ultrasound or mammogram.
Mentioned in: Breast Ultrasound
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