The act of paying attention or hearkening to
- listening to sounds in the torso (usually with a stethoscope)
- The work of paying attention or hearkening to.
- An examination by paying attention either straight utilizing the ear (instant auscultation) placed on areas of the body, while the abdomen; or aided by the stethoscope (mediate auscultation), so that you can distinguish appears thought to be an indication of health or of infection.
"act of paying attention," 1630s, from Latin auscultationem (nominative auscultatio), noun of action from previous participle stem of auscultare (see auscultate). Healthcare sense is from 1821.
The use of a stethoscope (usually) in enjoying the sounds of an animal's body.
(letter.) The work of hearing or hearkening to.
- (n.) An examination by paying attention either right using ear (immediate auscultation) put on areas of the body, once the abdomen; or aided by the stethoscope (mediate auscultation), so that you can distinguish sounds thought to be a sign of health or of disease.
Joseph Skoda (1805-1881) extended, and in some respects corrected, the art of auscultation as left by Laennec. Karl Rokitansky (1804-1878), by his colossal labours, placed the science of morbid anatomy on a permanent basis, and enriched it by numerous discoveries of detail.