Definition of auscultate in English:

auscultate

verb

  • See auscultation

    • ‘The nurse auscultates the patient's lungs and assesses them for inflation and rales.’
    • ‘The heart was greatly enlarged, and a loud to-and-fro murmur was audible in all auscultated areas.’
    • ‘For women in our unit who are at low risk we are currently auscultating the fetal heart every 30 minutes in the first stage and after every contraction in the second stage of labour.’
    • ‘Five affected kittens were auscultated by a board-certified cardiologist.’
    • ‘But there is no substitute for seeing, feeling, auscultating, and directly observing a patient.’
    • ‘I had to move to the other side of the bed to auscultate breath and bowel sounds.’

Pronunciation

auscultate

/ˈɔːskəlteɪt/