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impalpable

im·pal·pa·ble / imˈpalpəbəl/ • adj. unable to be felt by touch: an impalpable ghost. ∎  not easily comprehended: something so impalpable as personhood. DERIVATIVES: im·pal·pa·bil·i·ty / -ˌpalpəˈbilitē/ n. im·pal·pa·bly / -blē/ adv.

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impalpable

impalpable (im-palp-ăbŭl) adj. describing a structure within the body that cannot be detected by feeling with the hand.

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