Skip to Content
Medical Term:

auscultation

Pronunciation: aws′kŭl-tā′shŭn

Definition: Listening to the sounds made by the various body structures as a diagnostic method.

[L. ausculto, pp. -atus, to listen to]

© Copyright 2016 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review Date: Sep 19, 2016.
Hide