physical examination

noun

Definition of physical examination

  1. :  an examination of the bodily functions and condition of an individual

First Known Use of physical examination

circa 1884


Medical Dictionary

physical examination

noun

Medical Definition of physical examination

  1. :  an examination of the bodily functions and condition of an individual


Learn More about physical examination


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up physical examination? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

to fight against or to call in question

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Time Traveler Quiz: Which Word Came First?

  • time-traveler-quiz-which-word-came-first
  • Which came first?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!