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Meaning of PALPATE

Pronunciation:  'palpeyt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  examine by palpation for medical purposes; as of body parts; "The nurse palpated the patient's stomach"; "The runner felt her pulse"
 

PALPATE is a 7 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: feel
 
 See Also: touch

 

 

Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: To examine by touch.
 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: Palpation is a method of clinical examination in which the examiner attempts to feel the condition of the abdominal organs by applying his/her hands on the abdominal wall.
 

 

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