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auscultate

verb aus·cul·tate \ˈ-skəl-ˌtāt\
aus·cul·tat·edaus·cul·tat·ing

Definition of AUSCULTATE

transitive verb
:  to examine by auscultation <auscultate the patient's heart for a murmur>
aus·cul·ta·to·ry \-ˈskəl-tə-ˌtr-ē\ adjective

Origin of AUSCULTATE

back-formation from auscultation
First Known Use: 1846

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Medical Dictionary

auscultate

transitive verb aus·cul·tate \ˈ-skəl-ˌtāt\
aus·cul·tat·edaus·cul·tat·ing

Medical Definition of AUSCULTATE

:  to examine by auscultation
aus·cul·ta·to·ry \-ˈskəl-tə-ˌtōr-ē, -ˌtr-\ adjective

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