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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.
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Even in the unlikely event that a court rejected auscultation as an acceptable alternative to EFM, a plaintiff attempting to establish liability for the decision to auscultate must still prove that the choice to auscultate was the actual and proximate cause of injury.
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The nurse and respiratory therapist should auscultate lung sounds on a regular basis.
The new "extended length" Stethos measures 40-inches long from earpiece to chest piece, making it possible for users to auscultate comfortably and accurately in places where most conventional stethoscopes simply cannot reach.