palpate

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palpate

Zoology of, relating to, or possessing a palp or palps
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It occurred to him that putting the examining finger in the anterior fornix and palpating up toward the symphysis would give a unique opportunity to palpate the bladder alone and not the combined area of uterus, tubes, and ovaries along with the bladder.
Next, palpate the area of tenderness; if the pain is still present, the cause is more likely abdominal wall and/or musculoskeletal pain than intraabdominal.
Or he "has fun with" allegory in The Wizard, 1994, a coarse picture of a shrunken, clownlike man with fat red lips, his mascara-smeared eyes closed in rapture as he palpates a young lady's fleshy bosom.