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palpate

Zoology of, relating to, or possessing a palp or palps
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My husband, Eric, can palpate at day 11 and tell with a high degree of accuracy how many kits the doe is going to have.
Next, palpate the sagittal suture to determine whether the position is straight OP versus left OP or right OP.
It's not just a professor standing up and saying this is where you need to palpate the patient who may or may not have appendicitis.
When the clinicians were consulted, they said they could not palpate a parotid mass in the erect position, but could detect a parotid fullness with the patient supine.
I have since been carefully burnishing the unmated chamber ring's inner surface with emery paper and abrasive cleaning pads to achieve a "best fit" and can no longer palpate a step off once remated, yet the problem persists.
Previous strain elastography technology required clinicians to manually palpate a patient to identify stiff tissue and produced a measure of stiffness relative only to other tissue within the same patient's body.
The accuracy at which exercisers palpate immediate post-exercise HR is questionable.
As a result of the findings in the above case, the urologist decided to palpate future patients' entire urethral length before attempting urethral catheterization or insertion of a suprapubic catheter.
Five introductory chapters explain basic kinesiology terminology, how to palpate, bones and bony landmarks and their palpation, and how muscles function.
The physician was unable to palpate the mass, so he reassured the patient and scheduled a follow-up appointment in 6 weeks.
M.'s surgery, the nurse is unable to palpate pulses in the operative leg.
"This system will combine the 3D visual image with the sense of touch and permit surgeons to view, palpate and manipulate selected organs and tissues," he added.