In medical terms, "inspection" means to look at the person or body part. It is the first step in a physical exam.
Stedman's Online Medical Dictionary. Available at: www.stedmansonline.com/content.aspx?id=mlrI1400011201&termtype=t. Accessed April 21, 2015.
Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Medical Director and Director of Didactic Curriculum, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, Department of Family Medicine, UW Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.