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Spanish Word of the Day: Auscultar

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Auscultar

Léxico relacionado con la medicina

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 8/27/2009
Word: Auscultar
(a- us- cul- TAR), verbo
English: To auscultate
Etymology: Del latín auscultare
Meaning: Aplicar el oído a la pared torácica o abdominal, con instrumentos adecuados o sin ellos, a fin de explorar los sonidos o ruidos normales o patológicos producidos en los órganos que las cavidades del pecho o vientre contienen.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con la medicina
Example:

Ese instrumento y su concentración al auscultarme transformaron a la dama en una doctora eficiente.

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