PHYSICAL EXAMINATION

an evaluation of the body and its particular acts, usually by a doctor or other medical professional, using examination, auscultation, percussion, and palpation. It also often comprises lab tests and other types of screening for multiple different physiological irregularities, dysfunctions, and illnesses.

PHYSICAL EXAMINATION: "A physical examination is required of all students prior to admission to the program."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PHYSICAL EXAMINATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/physical-examination/ (accessed June 14, 2019).
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