palpate definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • to look at or explore by touching (an organ or section of the body), usually as a diagnostic help. See Synonyms at touch.
    • To examine for medical purposes by coming in contact with, by body parts.
  • adjective:
    • Having a palp or palps.
    • of palp, or having palp
  • verb:
    • to examine, or otherwise explore, (usually an area or organ regarding the body) by feeling it
    • examine (a body component) by palpation
  • others:
    • To feel or feel for, as though with a palp; explore by touch, as with the hands; perform palpation upon; manipulate.
    • Provided with palps.

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