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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

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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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Patients presenting with dyspnea, cyanosis and syncope without obvious changes in cardiac auscultation should also be investigated for pulmonary hypertension (PH).
There was a grade III-IV holosystolic murmur over the apex on cardiac auscultation.
Pericardial knock was heard on cardiac auscultation.
6 to 1040F), weight loss, epistaxis, cutaneous haemorrhages, melena, respiratory distress and arrhythmia on cardiac auscultation as observed in other studies also at home and abroad.
Cardiac auscultation revealed normal heart sounds and the patient had no cyanosis, or observable peripheral edema.
Our aim was to emphasize the importance of physical examination, particularly cardiac auscultation in patients presenting with thoracic pain.
Cardiac auscultation was normal, and no cyanosis/clubbing/peripheral edema was observed.
1998) demonstrated that lectures and text without patient demonstration did not improve success in cardiac auscultation skill acquisition in medical education.
On cardiac auscultation, an underlying regular rhythm with occasional premature beats was noted.