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Synonyms for examination

Synonyms for examination

the act of examining carefully

a close or systematic study

a medical inquiry into a patient's state of health


a set of questions or exercises designed to determine knowledge or skill

Synonyms for examination

a detailed inspection of your conscience (as done daily by Jesuits)

the act of giving students or candidates a test (as by questions) to determine what they know or have learned

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5) Although the RVE has not been studied as a screening test in asymptomatic outpatients, a study of the more commonly performed bimanual examination revealed that it is of questionable value as a screening strategy.
As a general rule, I advise leaving at least a handsbreadth distance (approximately 8-10 cm) between the endoscope and the top of an elevated uterus or leiomyoma during bimanual examination, with the patient under anesthesia.
On bimanual examination, a firm fusiform mass was palpated along the course of Wharton's duct on the left; the mass was tender to palpation.
When seen in clinic 1 week later, pelvic examination revealed normal-appearing external genitalia, and an 8-week-size nontender uterus with unremarkable adnexal structures on bimanual examination.
Even in these days of obstetric ultrasound, the bimanual examination still has a role in dating early pregnancies.
The right adnexal mass was also confirmed on bimanual examination.