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palpate

verb

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medical to examine (part of the body) by touching it
  • The doctor palpated his ribs to see if there was any tenderness.

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The first known use of palpate was in 1837

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“Palpate.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/palpate. Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

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