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palpate

Zoology of, relating to, or possessing a palp or palps
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Palpate the abdomen (the usual internistic-surgical examination technique for the abdomen should be completed, including the inspection of any scars and asking about any past operations).
Potential pain generating structures such as the lateral collateral ligament, lateral meniscus, bursae and the joint capsule should also be considered when attempting to palpate the popliteal tendon near its femoral insertion.
But all I wanted to do was check his pulse, listen to his heart, palpate that huge abdomen and get some blood samples taken.
A few years later, Abramowitz and Cohen using a bi-directional Doppler performed a difficult axillary block in a 65-year-old man in which two anaesthetists and a vascular surgeon had been unable to palpate the axillary artery in 20 minutes.
If you lose an implant, you cannot palpate it 3 years later," he said.
It was alleged by lay witnesses that she did not examine the horse properly three days later and that, prior to transportation, she again failed to palpate the leg properly.
In this commentary, we illustrate the need to consider the clinical anatomy of an examination procedure that is intended to directly palpate the iliolumbar ligament.
A neuroma isn't detectable by x-ray, so the diagnosis is based on symptoms and a physical examination to palpate the nerve or a maneuver that elicits an audible click.
They were treated to workshops such as "Nutrition for Life," "Common Hutch Hazards," "Learn how to Palpate," "Preparation for Show.
Furthermore, in some patients the two arteries can be difficult to palpate, further increasing the relative benefit of ultrasound.
After they have been inserted, the patient can neither feel nor palpate the device.
He will treat an ordinary object as if it were a negative - submit it to a light-beam probing, palpate one kind of matter with another and by ricochet activate the light-sensitive film.