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auscultate

 [aw´skul-tāt]
to examine by auscultation.

aus·cul·tate

, auscult (aws'kŭl-tāt, aws-kŭlt'),
To perform auscultation.

auscultate

(ô′skəl-tāt′)
tr.v. auscul·tated, auscul·tating, auscul·tates Medicine
To examine by auscultation.

aus′cul·ta′tive adj.
aus·cul′ta·to′ry (ô-skŭl′tə-tôr′ē) adj.

auscultate

[ôs′kəltāt]
Etymology: L, auscultare, to listen
to practice auscultation, or to listen and interpret sounds produced within the body.

auscultate

verb To listen with a stethoscope to internal organs—heart, lungs, GI tract—for sounds of diagnostic portent.

Sounds of potential diagnostic significance
Heart
Gallops, murmurs, rubs.

Lungs
Bronchophony, rales.

GI tract
Gurgles, sounds of moving gas or liquid.

auscultate

verb Physical examination To listen with a stethoscope to internal organs–heart, lungs, GI tract–for sounds of diagnostic portent

aus·cul·tate

, auscult (aws'kŭl-tāt, aws-kŭlt')
To perform auscultation.

aus·cul·tate

, auscult (aws'kŭl-tāt, aws-kŭlt')
To perform auscultation.

auscultate

to examine by auscultation.