Definition Definition

Auscultation - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Auscultation' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Auscultation [ n.]
- The act of listening or hearkening to.
- An examination by listening either directly with the ear (immediate auscultation) applied to parts of the body, as the abdomen; or with the stethoscope (mediate auscultation), in order to distinguish sounds recognized as a sign of health or of disease.