/ˈpælpeɪt/

verb

To examine by touch, especially medically.

Sheila’s doctor palpated her breasts checking for lumps, distortions and swelling. Established gynecological procedure. Post exam cunninglingus, on the other hand, was not.


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Modern Language Association (MLA Style)

“Palpate.” The Effin’ Word, The Effin’ Word, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/palpate. Accessed 22 May 2022.

The Effin’ Word, s.v. “palpate”, accessed May 22, 2022, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/palpate.

The Effin’ Word. (n.d.). Palpate. In The Effin’ Word. Retrieved May 22, 2022, from https://effinwords.com/dictionary/palpate


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