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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Examine by listening to sounds arising within organs, such as with a stethoscope.

Usage examples (14)
  • Paramon Paramonitch felt his pulse, looked at his tongue, asked a question, and announced at last that it was absolutely necessary for him to 'auscultate' him.
  • Paramón Paramónitch felt his pulse, looked at his tongue, interrogated him after a fashion, and finally announced that it was indispensably necessary to "auscultate" him.
  • The medical man proceeded to auscultate his patient.
  • The thinker of today has a great duty — to auscultate civilization. for more
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