tactual exploration

Definitions of tactual exploration
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n a method of examination in which the examiner feels the size or shape or firmness or location of something (of body parts when the examiner is a health professional)

Synonyms:
palpation
Types:
ballottement
a palpatory technique for feeling a floating object in the body (especially for determining the position of a fetus by feeling the rebound of the fetus after a quick digital tap on the wall of the uterus)
Type of:
touch, touching
the act of putting two things together with no space between them
examination, scrutiny
the act of examining something closely (as for mistakes)

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