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Introduction: Palpation

Description of Palpation

Palpation: Examining a body part by feeling with hands and fingertips.

Palpation: Application of fingers with light pressure to the surface of the body to determine consistence of parts beneath in physical diagnosis; includes palpation for determining the outlines of organs.
Source: MeSH 2007

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Hierarchical classifications of Palpation

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