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Inspection

 

In medical terms, "inspection" means to look at the person or body part. It is the first step in a physical exam.

 

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Taber's Medical Dictionary Online website. Inspection. www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/762104/0/inspection?q=Inspection. Accessed May 3, 2021.

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          Review Date: 5/3/2021

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