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English verb: palpate

1. palpate (contact) examine (a body part) by palpation

SamplesThe nurse palpated the patient's stomach.
The runner felt her pulse.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)touch

Verb groupfeel

Domain categorymedicine, practice of medicine

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