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palpate

Zoology of, relating to, or possessing a palp or palps
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Williams in his book titled The Pathology and Diagnosis of Disease of the Chest Compromising a Rational Exposition of their Physical Signs published in 1840 described the visible and palpatory findings he identified in patients with adherent pericarditis:
The location of anatomical structures by palpatory anatomy is impaired in individuals with a very high BMI, due to the difficulty in identifying the bony prominences located below the skin.
Palpatory evaluation of the perilaryngeal musculature was carried out by the first author who had held a certificate of the Laryngeal Manual Therapy course led by Mathieson in the Royal Society of Medicine in London.
However, investigation of the validity and reliability of spinal palpatory diagnostic tests has been in progress in recent years.
Luka et al., "Place and value of the Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve (RLN) palpatory method in preventing RLN palsy during thyroid surgery," Head and Neck, vol.
Palpatory examination of a large supracondylar process at the distal humerus proximal to the medial epicondyle on its anteromedial aspect can be difficult, especially if the patient is overweight.
--Dental status--Extraoral (8 features): face asymmetry caused by dental status, tooth visibility during speech production, unequal jaws, speech clarity, joint mobility, palpatory sensitivity of joints, joint crepitation, palpatory sensitivity of masticatory muscles;
Karadogan and Williams (2013) report the development of a tool based on haptics and virtual reality technology to augment the teaching of palpatory.
The blood pressure was measured by palpatory and auscultatory methods in the sitting posture, with the help of a manual mercury sphygmomanometer and stethoscope.
Consequently, Japanese acupuncturists have developed astute palpatory skills.
The extraoral examination includes visual and palpatory inspection of the face, ears, neck and the regional lymph nodes areas.
US is a non invasive rapid cost-effective safe and accurate method by which one can detect small and deep TNs that are missed by palpatory method.