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aus·cul·ta·tion

 (ô′skəl-tā′shən)
n.
1. The act of listening.
2. Medicine The act of listening for sounds made by internal organs, as the heart and lungs, to aid in the diagnosis of certain disorders.

[Latin auscultātiō, auscultātiōn-, from auscultātus, past participle of auscultāre, to listen to; see ous- in Indo-European roots.]

auscultation

(ˌɔːskəlˈteɪʃən)
n
1. (Medicine) the diagnostic technique in medicine of listening to the various internal sounds made by the body, usually with the aid of a stethoscope
2. the act of listening
[C19: from Latin auscultātiō a listening, from auscultāre to listen attentively; related to Latin auris ear]
auscultatory, auscultative adj

aus•cul•ta•tion

(ˌɔ skəlˈteɪ ʃən)

n.
the act of listening, either directly or through a stethoscope or other instrument, to sounds within the body as a method of diagnosis.
[1625–35; < Latin auscultātiō act of listening <ausultāre to listen <ausouris ear]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.auscultation - listening to sounds within the body (usually with a stethoscope)auscultation - listening to sounds within the body (usually with a stethoscope)
diagnostic procedure, diagnostic technique - a procedure followed in making a medical diagnosis
pleximetry, percussion - tapping a part of the body for diagnostic purposes
succussion - shaking a person to determine whether a large amount of liquid is present in a body cavity
listening, hearing - the act of hearing attentively; "you can learn a lot by just listening"; "they make good music--you should give them a hearing"
Translations

auscultation

nAbhören nt

aus·cul·ta·tion

n. auscultación, acto de auscultar, detección de sonidos en un examen directo o por medio del estetoscopio.
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Physical examination revealed a huge mass in the right neck, which was found to be a bilaterally enlarged thyroid gland; another pulsatile mass located superior to the right lobe of thyroid, from which systolic bruits could be auscultated [Figure 1]a.
Foetal heart sound was auscultated for rate, rhythm and tone.
Now the first person again auscultates the chest again, at the same sites of the chest to make sure that the lung is expanded at the same points as auscultated previously.
The NET can be auscultated over the stomach by aerating after the placement; however, auscultation was shown to not be sufficiently safe due to the reverberation of sound in pulmonary-localised tube cases.
a) Dogs were auscultated (for 15 seconds) after provocation, examination and feeding.
On clinical examination, bilateral equal vesicular breath sounds were auscultated, and there was no adventitious sound.
Rhythmic cardiac sounds were auscultated, revealing P2 [greater than] A2 along with a protomesosystolic murmur at the pulmonary and tricuspid focuses, III/VI.
Its use in screening prescreened patients is evident, with a particularly high impact level in all paediatric patients, mainly aiding in de-escalation of services relating to a murmur that had been auscultated prior to referral.
This resulted in an ICU consult where a newly developed heart murmur was auscultated.
On physical examination, a pericardial friction rub can be auscultated in many patients.
Three types of breath sounds can be auscultated (see Table 2).