The limb is held flexed and pronated, and the facility with which the bony points can be palpated renders the diagnosis easy.
A week later the wound track could be palpated as an evident hard continuous cord.
The radial artery was palpated to determine the presence of sclerosis.
No exit wound discovered, and no track could be palpated between the two openings, which were both circular and depressed.
If the induration is well marked, the chancre can be palpated through the prepuce, and is tender on pressure.
Except in thin subjects, the constituent elements of the hip-joint cannot be palpated through the skin.
The end of the diaphysis may be palpated through the skin in front.
Seven or eight rings of the trachea lie above the level of the sternum, but they cannot be palpated individually.
The displaced fragment can sometimes be palpated and made to move when the muscles attached to it are relaxed.
Swelling is very painful and when the affected legs are palpated, pain is manifested by flinching.
palpate pal·pate (pāl'pāt')
v. pal·pat·ed, pal·pat·ing, pal·pates
To examine by feeling and pressing with the palms of the hands and the fingers.