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palpable

 [pal´pah-b'l]
perceptible by touch.

pal·pa·ble

(pal'pă-bĕl),
1. Perceptible to touch; capable of being palpated.
2. Evident; plain.
[see palpation]

palpable

(păl′pə-bəl)
n.
Perceptible to touch; capable of being palpated.

palpable

(păl′pə-bəl)
adj.
1.
a. Capable of being handled, touched, or felt; tangible: "Anger rushed out in a palpable wave through his arms and legs" (Herman Wouk).
b. Medicine Capable of being felt by palpating: a palpable tumor.
2. Easily perceived; obvious: "There was a palpable sense of expectation in the court" (Nelson DeMille).

pal′pa·bil′i·ty n.
pal′pa·bly adv.

palpable

[pal′pəbəl]
Etymology: L, palpare, to touch gently
perceivable by touch.

palpable

Physical exam adjective Referring to that which can be felt. Cf Nonpalpable.

pal·pa·ble

(pal'pă-bĕl)
1. Perceptible to touch; capable of being palpated.
2. Evident; plain.
See: palpation

palpable

Able to be felt.

pal·pa·ble

(pal'pă-bĕl)
1. Perceptible to touch.
2. Evident; plain.

palpable

perceptible by touch.
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