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palpate

 [pal´pāt]
to perform palpation.

pal·pate

(pal'pāt),
To examine by feeling and pressing with the palms of the hands and the fingers.

palpate 1

(păl′pāt′)
tr.v. pal·pated, pal·pating, pal·pates
To examine or explore by touching (an organ or area of the body), usually as a diagnostic aid.

pal·pa′tion n.
pal′pa′tor n.
pal′pa·tor′y (-pə-tôr′ē) adj.

palpate 2

(păl′pāt′)
adj.
Having a palp or palps.

pal·pate

(pal'pāt)
To examine by feeling and pressing with the palms of the hands and the fingers.

Palpate

To examine the body by touching or pressing with the fingers or the palm of the hand.

pal·pate

(pal'pāt)
To examine by feeling and pressing with palms of hands and fingers.

palpate (pal´pāt),

v to examine the soft tissues with the fingers or hands.

palpate

to perform palpation.
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The apparent parotid masses seen on routine axial imaging in cases 1 and 2 should have been easily palpated by the clinicians.
In cases of neonatal testicular torsion, discolouration in the scrotum and firm, unpainful mass is palpated in the scrotum.
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Make a note that you looked, that you palpated the contractions, or [that the electronic fetal monitor] wasn't giving you a reassuring sign as an external monitor.
Cows that were rectally palpated for pregnancy determination had a higher fetal and calf loss than those that were not rectally palpated.
If a thrill and bruit are present at the anastomosis, but only a small portion of the vein can be palpated and/or the bruit is not continuous or is suddenly diminished, a fistulogram can be performed to evaluate the fistula itself as well as the outflow vein.
However, within seconds, unnamed hospital personnel palpated a carotid pulse and a cardiac monitor showed a viable rhythm.
His theater, as was the intent of the stage pieces of his predecessors, must be felt, heard, and palpated to be fully realized.