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palpatopercussion (s) (noun), palpatopercussions (pl)
Finger touching in which the resistance of the tissues under the finger as well as the sound that comes from the area are used in aiding certain forms of medical diagnoses: The doctor used palpatopercussions by tapping on Joe’s chest, back, and abdomen during the general health check-up to determine if he was healthy enough to climb in the Alps during the summer.
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