auscultate

verb
aus·​cul·​tate | \ ˈȯ-skəl-ˌtāt How to pronounce auscultate (audio) \
auscultated; auscultating

Definition of auscultate

transitive verb

: to examine by auscultation auscultate the patient's heart for a murmur

Other Words from auscultate

auscultatory \ ȯ-​ˈskəl-​tə-​ˌtȯr-​ē How to pronounce auscultatory (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of auscultate

1831, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for auscultate

back-formation from auscultation

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“Auscultate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/auscultate. Accessed 23 Feb. 2020.

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auscultate

transitive verb
aus·​cul·​tate | \ ˈȯ-skəl-ˌtāt How to pronounce auscultate (audio) \
auscultated; auscultating

Medical Definition of auscultate

: to examine by auscultation

Other Words from auscultate

auscultatory \ ȯ-​ˈskəl-​tə-​ˌtōr-​ē, -​ˌtȯr-​ How to pronounce auscultatory (audio) \ adjective

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