Meaning of palpation in English:


Pronunciation /palˈpeɪʃ(ə)n/


See palpate

‘Some experts have called for ultrasonography and abdominal palpation to detect these aneurysms.’
  • ‘Physical examination included sinus palpation and evaluation for nasal edema, erythema, or discharge.’
  • ‘The physical examination also should include careful palpation of the lymph nodes, liver, and spleen.’
  • ‘Anorectal assessment consists of inspection, palpation and anoscopic examination.’
  • ‘The physician can demonstrate how gentle palpation of the pain trigger point can reproduce the pain and its radiation over a wide area of the abdomen.’