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n 1  :  an act of touching or feeling  2  :  physical examination in medical diagnosis by pressure of the hand or fingers to the surface of the body esp. to determine the condition (as of size or consistency) of an underlying part or organ < of the liver>  < of cervical lymph glands>  - compare INSPECTION  .

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