[ aw-skuhl-teyt ]
/ ˈɔ skəlˌteɪt /
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verb (used with or without object), aus·cul·tat·ed, aus·cul·tat·ing.Medicine/Medical.
to examine by auscultation.
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Origin of auscultate
First recorded in 1860–65; back formation from auscultation
OTHER WORDS FROM auscultateaus·cul·ta·tive [aw-skuhl-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
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How to use auscultate in a sentence
The fetal heart must be auscultated every half hour at most, between and during the pains.The Ethics of Medical Homicide and Mutilation|Austin O'Malley
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
British Dictionary definitions for auscultate
/ (ˈɔːskəlˌteɪt) /
to examine (a patient) by means of auscultation
Derived forms of auscultateauscultator, noun
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