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im·me·di·ate aus·cul·ta·tion, direct auscultation
auscultation by application of the ear to the surface of the body.
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im·me·di·ate aus·cul·ta·tion, direct auscultation (i-mē'dē-ăt aws'kŭl-tā'shŭn, dǐr-ekt')
Listening to body sounds by application of the ear or a stethoscope to the surface of the body.
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Auscultation in which the ear is applied directly to the skin.
See also: auscultation
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