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Related to palpable: petulantly, insolently

palpable

Med capable of being discerned by the sense of touch
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palpable

[′pal·pə·bəl]
(medicine)
Capable of being felt or touched.
Evident.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
References in classic literature ?
As regards the greater truths, men oftener err by seeking them at the bottom than at the top; Truth lies in the huge abysses where wisdom is sought-not in the palpable palaces where she is found.
Every time she held the skimmer under the pump to cool it for the work her hand trembled, the ardour of his affection being so palpable that she seemed to flinch under it like a plant in too burning a sun.
But Newland Archer was too imaginative not to feel that, in his case and May's, the tie might gall for reasons far less gross and palpable. What could he and she really know of each other, since it was his duty, as a "decent" fellow, to conceal his past from her, and hers, as a marriageable girl, to have no past to conceal?
5 According to Nudell and Turek if vas deferens was palpable and FSH was elevated so it indicates NOA.
The BI-RADS III lesions were operated because in one of these cases, the patient already had palpable lesions, and she decided not to follow up for the development of non-palpable nodules.
A 65-year-old female presented to the breast care facility with a two-month history of a painful, palpable mass on the lateral aspect of her right breast, and a history of T3N0, stage III, adenoid cystic carcinoma (ACC) of the submandibular salivary gland with metastasis to the right lung.
The most useful classification is determining palpable versus non-palpable undescended testis, as management is determined by location and actual presence of the testis.
| Queen and Country looks back on 50s England with palpable nostalgia When not being bullied by their Sergeant Major (David Thewlis), Bill and his mates are passing the time with larks that include stealing a clock in the mess hall and romancing the local girls.
Conclusion: Single scrotal incision orchidopexy for palpable undescended testis is a simple and safe technique.
Sobi added that the use of Xiapex (collagenase clostridium histolyticum) in men with Peyronie's disease, with a palpable plaque and curvature deformity of at least 30 degrees at the start of therapy, is supported by positive safety and efficacy outcome data from the companies' two double-blind placebo-controlled studies IMPRESS I and II (Investigation for Maximal Peyronie's Reduction Efficacy and Safety Studies).
By charting this otherworldly universe, Matthew Carl Strecher makes palpable for the reader a bizarre literary landscape where the metaphysical and the tangible often collide.