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palpable

 [pal´pah-b'l]
perceptible by touch.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

pal·pa·ble

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

Physical exam adjective Referring to that which can be felt. Cf Nonpalpable.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

pal·pa·ble

(pal'pă-bĕl)
1. Perceptible to touch; capable of being palpated.
2. Evident; plain.
See: palpation
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

palpable

Able to be felt.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

pal·pa·ble

(pal'pă-bĕl)
1. Perceptible to touch.
2. Evident; plain.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012