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palpate

Zoology of, relating to, or possessing a palp or palps
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Since palpation and imaging studies have typically reported their data in terms of the frequencies with which the iliac crests intersect the L4-5 or other spinal level, rather than in terms of the mean spinal levels and their 95% confidence intervals, it has been difficult to ascertain the precise association and variability of spinal levels as measured with palpatory or imaged methods.
Oral health quality is highly influenced by mastication followed by sound effects, face asymmetry, tooth length, vertical dimension of occlusion, speech clarity, mobility and palpatory sensitivity of temporomandibular joints, crepitation in temporomandibular joints, palpatory sensitivity of masticatory muscles, condition of paradonths, hygiene level, condition of mouth cavity mucous membrane, pathological changes in mouth cavity tissue, shape of a toothless alveolar ridge, bony pops in the jaw, the tongue shape, size and function, saliva viscosity, condition of old dentures.
The lack of the extraoral examination and the comprehensive palpatory examination of the head and neck and may have had an influence on the outcomes.
The palpatory findings (peripheral nodule of hard consistency) and the serum PSA level (>4 ng/mL) also confirmed the use of antibiotic therapy and this lead us to suspect malignancy in all cases.
Autoimmune thyroiditis (AIT) was defined based on a combination of laboratory (elevated TSH, ATPO, or ATG concentrations), ultrasound (hypoechoic gland with heterogeneous/granular structure) and palpatory (firm gland) findings, as described elsewhere (Tronko et al.
Palpatory findings revealed growth measuring 2x2cm which profusely bled on trivial provocation.
The definitive cephalad-caudad position of the trochanteric fragment, and therefore the amount of the trochanteric advancement, is determined using a bone hook to adjust the distal advancement and with palpatory assessment of the relative position of the trochanteric fragment.
No functional examination of the masticatory system was performed in the groups of 3- and 5-year-olds, because of difficulties when examining and interpreting palpatory findings in young children.
Adequacy criteria may be modified when the procurer is a pathologist who is also interpreting the specimen and who has the added advantage of palpatory findings and clinical examination.
The palpatory method of BP measure-ment should be used to confirm accurate readings.