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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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schulzei they seem to operate in different ways because, after a response from the female, the male only engages in palpal drumming and stops palpating.
Firstly the therapist must negotiate the clavicular head of SCM to reach the underlying tissues: palpating through this muscle will confound the accuracy of the technique, while palpating lateral to the clavicular head of SCM one is more likely to encounter scalenus medius/posterior and levator scapulae (Figures 1, 2 and 3).
After a demonstration by the instructor, the group breaks into small sections, who alternate palpating for position, listening for fetal heart tones with a fetoscope, and massaging the woman's feet and/or scalp and neck, if she desires.
We find it unlikely that the effect was due to improper palpation by the examiners as, to our experience, palpating moose does not differ extensively from palpating dairy cows (except for the position).
I can never hear again a woman's shy declarative sentence: I want you, her lips' warp to soft lobe, her bare foot swooshing up my thigh, her affirmative moans intensifying with each touch more right, more tender, yes, netting a sheath of tenderness: then palpating strokes, fingernails clasping: gasp, tongues lost to their winds.
Physicians today diagnose prostate cancer in a two-step process that involves checking for an enlarged prostate gland -- traditionally by palpating the gland from inside the rectum -- and then analyzing prostate cells removed from patients found to have an enlarged gland.
The PHANTOM literally pushes back on the surgeon's hand, so they "feel" each step of a procedure, from palpating the bone while looking at an X-ray view, to twisting a needle into the bone, to inserting a guide wire into the needle, and then the tightening of the screw.
This is done by placing a finger in either the rectum or vagina and palpating the muscles on the internal sidewalls of the pelvis, Dr.
With the left hand palpating and stabilising the cricothyroid membrane a 16-gauge IV catheter is introduced through it.
We are not visualizing the G-spot, but rather palpating a sensitive spot in the vagina," says Dr.
When palpating in the area of its proximal attachment the presence of other local structures also require consideration.
Medium-sized nymphs occupy the bottom and middle portions of plants regardless of time of day; they remain still during the day, but they exhibit leg palpating behavior from 21:00-01:00 h.