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palpate

 [pal´pāt]
to perform palpation.
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·pate

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

(pal'pāt)
To examine by feeling and pressing with the palms of the hands and the fingers.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

Palpate

To examine the body by touching or pressing with the fingers or the palm of the hand.
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

pal·pate

(pal'pāt)
To examine by feeling and pressing with palms of hands and fingers.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012