Definitions for palpatory-pəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

pal•pateˈpæl peɪt(v.t.)-pat•ed, -pat•ing.

  1. to examine by touch, esp. for the purpose of diagnosing disease or illness.

    Category: Medicine

Origin of palpate:

1840–50; < L palpātus, ptp. of palpāre to stroke, touch, der. of palpus palm of the hand; see -ate1

pal′pa•to`ry-pəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i(adj.)

pal•pateˈpæl peɪt(adj.)

  1. Zool.having a palpus or palpi.

    Category: Zoology

Origin of palpate:


Princeton's WordNet

  1. palpatory(adj)

    relating to or involving palpation


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