Synonyms for palpate
- be in contact
- butt on
- come together
- feel up
- impinge upon
- lay a finger on
Antonyms for palpate
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PALPATE
It is better then to palpate for the brachial as it lies beneath the inner edge of the biceps muscle.
The swelling is usually sessile, but may be pedunculated; it is usually possible to palpate the edges of the gap in the bones.
"examine by touch," c.1850, a back-formation from palpation, or else from Latin palpatus, past participle of palpare "to touch" (see feel (v.)). Related: Palpated; palpating.