Definitions for palpateˈpæl peɪt

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  1. palpate, feel(verb)

    examine (a body part) by palpation

    "The nurse palpated the patient's stomach"; "The runner felt her pulse"

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  1. palpate(Verb)

    to examine, or otherwise explore, (usually an area or organ of the human body) by feeling it

    I palpated his expired heart.

  2. palpate(Adjective)

    of palp, or having palp

  3. Origin: From palpatus, perfect passive participle of palpo.


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