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auscultate

[ aw-skuhl-teyt ]
/ 藞蓴 sk蓹l藢te瑟t /
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verb (used with or without object), aus路cul路tat路ed, aus路cul路tat路ing.Medicine/Medical.
to examine by auscultation.
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Origin of auscultate

First recorded in 1860鈥65; back formation from auscultation

OTHER WORDS FROM auscultate

aus路cul路ta路tive [aw-skuhl-tey-tiv, aw-skuhl-tuh-], /藞蓴 sk蓹l藢te瑟 t瑟v, 蓴藞sk蕦l t蓹-/, aus路cul路ta路to路ry [aw-skuhl-tuh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee], /蓴藞sk蕦l t蓹藢t蓴r i, -藢to蕣r i/, adjectiveaus路cul路ta路tor, noun

Words nearby auscultate

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 漏 Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use auscultate in a sentence

  • Nevertheless, they gave advice, got on the moral hobby again, and had the assurance to auscultate.

    Bouvard and Pcuchet|Gustave Flaubert
  • The thinker of to-day has a great duty鈥攖o auscultate civilization.

    Les Misrables|Victor Hugo
  • "I wish you to auscultate me," he said, addressing the doctor who entered the room.

    The Silver Lining|John Roussel

British Dictionary definitions for auscultate

auscultate
/ (藞蓴藧sk蓹l藢te瑟t) /

verb
to examine (a patient) by means of auscultation

Derived forms of auscultate

auscultator, noun
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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