verb (used with or without object), aus·cul·tat·ed, aus·cul·tat·ing. Medicine/Medical.
Origin of auscultate
Related Words for auscultatedattend, get, accept, admit, observe, read, listen, overhear, audit, welcome, hark, obey, eavesdrop, receive, adopt, mind, concentrate, hearken, catch, entertain
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Historical Examples of auscultated
The fetal heart must be auscultated every half hour at most, between and during the pains.The Ethics of Medical Homicide and Mutilation
The tonics ought during the time to be discontinued, and the chest should be daily auscultated to learn when the symptoms subside.The Dog
Dinks, Mayhew, and Hutchinson
"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."