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Definition: 'Palpation'

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palpation

Type: Term

Pronunciation: pal-pā′shŭn

Definitions:
1. Examination with the hands, feeling for organs, masses, or infiltration of a part of the body, feeling the heart or pulse beat, or vibrations in the chest.
2. Touching, feeling, or perceiving by the sense of touch.

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