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palpate in Hospital topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpalpatepal‧pate /pælˈpeɪt $ ˈpælpeɪt/ verb [transitive] medical 🔊 🔊 MHto touch part of someone’s body in order to examine it→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
palpateThe increasing reliance on imaging suggests that the technique of palpating a pyloric tumour is a declining art.Another 7% had a mass palpated before imaging, giving a total of 87% of cases that were diagnosed clinically.The art of palpating for a pyloric mass should be taught by experienced senior staff to junior staff and students.A large abdominal faecal mass was palpated in 42% of patients, indicating a severe form of constipation.A further clinical examination is time consuming since it entails preparing another feed and watching or palpating the abdomen throughout a feed.They palpated the lumps, the pea-shaped thing and the horse-shoe-shaped thing.Not so the beetle grubs, even after I squeeze them, palpate them, and breathe on them.