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light-touch palpation (s) (noun), light-touch palpations (pl)
Fingertip contacts of the abdominal and thoracic surfaces of a person's body to determine the condition of the underlying organs that exist there: The internist used the method of light-touch palpation to feel if Sally's stomach and intestines were in normal condition or not.
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