HyperDic: auscultation

English > 1 sense of the word auscultation:
NOUNactauscultationlistening to sounds within the body (usually with a stethoscope)
English > auscultation: 1 sense > noun 1, act
Meaninglistening to sounds within the body (usually with a stethoscope).
Narrowerpercussion, pleximetrytapping a part of the body for diagnostic purposes
succussionshaking a person to determine whether a large amount of liquid / liquid is present in a body cavity
Broaderdiagnostic procedure, diagnostic techniqueA procedure followed in making a medical diagnosis
listening, hearingThe act of hearing attentively
Adjectivesamphoricthe sound heard in auscultation resembling the hollow sound made by blowing across the mouth of a bottle
auscultatoryof or relating to auscultation
Verbsauscultateexamine by auscultation

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