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palpation

[ pal-pey-shuhn ]
/ ˌpælˈpeɪ ʃən /
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noun
the act of examining a person or thing by touch, especially a patient in order to make a diagnosis: His belly is distended, and on deep palpation I clearly feel a hard mass in the upper right quadrant.
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