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palpate

Zoology of, relating to, or possessing a palp or palps
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On pelvic examination, you do not palpate or visualize the IUD strings after speculum placement.
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.
Although there is a substantial amount of research that has focused on the accuracy of self-palpation, we are unaware of any studies that have evaluated the certified fitness trainer's ability to accurately palpate the HR of his or her client.
In this author's opinion, it is advisable to palpate the patient's entire penis and perineal urethra before attempting urethral catheterization.
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.
s surgery, the nurse is unable to palpate pulses in the operative leg.
Place your fingers and thumbs on either sides of the testicles and gently palpate.
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.
The other instrument is the LapFinger[TM], a unique finger activated laparoscopic instrument designed to palpate with feel, retract with strength and dissect with confidence.
Visually examine and/or palpate trunk for symmetry, vertebral column alignment or pain, swellings, alopecia, ectoparasites, hair coat quality, and skin abnormalities.
Furthermore, in some patients the two arteries can be difficult to palpate, further increasing the relative benefit of ultrasound.