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The information contained on this page is provided as general health information and is not intended to substitute as medical advice and direction from your physician or health care provider. Please direct any questions related to your health care provider. In an emergency, call 9-1-1 or go to the nearest emergency center.


Inspection

Definition

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

References

Stedman's Online Medical Dictionary. www.stedmansonline.com/content.aspx?id=mlrI1400011201&termtype=t. Accessed May 13, 2017.