palpation

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  • noun

Synonyms for palpation

an act of touching

Synonyms

Synonyms for palpation

a method of examination in which the examiner feels the size or shape or firmness or location of something (of body parts when the examiner is a health professional)

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Bimanual palpation and visual inspection suggested a high likelihood of a gross deformity of the maxilla if the lesion were to be enucleated primarily.
Bimanual palpation of the maxilla revealed improving firmness along the right posterior palate.
Bimanual palpation of the right submandibular salivary gland further indicated that the mass was mobile and tender.