auscultate


auscultate

auscultate [aw-skuh l-teyt] ExamplesWord Origin verb (used with or without object), aus·cul·tat·ed, aus·cul·tat·ing. Medicine/Medical.

  1. to examine by auscultation.

Origin of auscultate First recorded in 1860–65; back formation from auscultation Related formsaus·cul·ta·tive [aw-skuh l-tey-tiv, aw-skuhl-tuh-] /ˈɔ skəlˌteɪ tɪv, ɔˈskʌl tə-/, aus·cul·ta·to·ry [aw-skuhl-tuh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] /ɔˈskʌl təˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/, adjectiveaus·cul·ta·tor, noun Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 Related Words for auscultated attend, get, accept, admit, observe, read, listen, overhear, audit, welcome, hark, obey, eavesdrop, receive, adopt, mind, concentrate, hearken, catch, entertain Examples from the Web for auscultated Historical Examples of auscultated

  • The fetal heart must be auscultated every half hour at most, between and during the pains.

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  • British Dictionary definitions for auscultated auscultate verb

    1. to examine (a patient) by means of auscultation

    Derived Formsauscultator, noun Collins English Dictionary – Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012 Word Origin and History for auscultated auscultate v.

    “to listen” (especially with a stethoscope), 1832, from Latin auscultatus, past participle of auscultare “to listen attentively to,” from aus-, from auris “ear” (see ear (n.1)); “the rest is doubtful” [OED]. Tucker suggests the second element is akin to clinere “to lean, bend.”

    Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper auscultated in Medicine auscultate [ô′skəl-tāt′] v.

    1. To examine by auscultation.

    Related formsaus′cul•ta′tive adj.aus•cul′ta•to′ry (ô-skŭl′tə-tôr′ē) adj. The American Heritage® Stedman’s Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.

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