Sentence Examples


  • The doctor will press (palpate) the affected lymph nodes to see if they are sore or tender, and search for an entry point for the infection, like a scratch or bite.
  • At approximately two months gestation, you've probably missed the window for your vet to be able to palpate, or feel, the pups in the uterus.
  • The doctor will take the child's temperature, gently palpate (touch) the skin over the parotid glands, and look inside the child's mouth.
  • A moderate contraction will palpate like the feel of the chin and an easy contraction feels like the end of the nose.
  • When examining the child, the doctor will palpate (feel) the child's abdomen to detect kidney enlargement.