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auscultation


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(aw-skŭl-tay-shŏn)

the process of listening, usually with a stethoscope, to sounds produced by movement of gas or liquid within the body, as an aid to diagnosis.

—auscultatory

adj.

Subjects: Medicine and Health.


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