verb (used with object), pal·pat·ed, pal·pat·ing.
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Origin of palpate1
OTHER WORDS FROM palpatepal·pa·tion, nounpal·pa·to·ry [pal-puh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] /ˈpæl pəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/, adjective
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Definition for palpate (2 of 2)
Example sentences from the Web for palpate
Before we necessarily had breasts, we were instructed to palpate the diseased, curvaceous effigy to feel for lumps.
The swelling is usually sessile, but may be pedunculated; it is usually possible to palpate the edges of the gap in the bones.
It is better then to palpate for the brachial as it lies beneath the inner edge of the biceps muscle.Arteriosclerosis and Hypertension:|Louis Marshall Warfield