stethoscope

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listening to sounds within the body (usually with a stethoscope) auscultation
diagnosis by stethoscope auscultation
stethoscope, listening with auscultation
stethoscope placed on the pregnant woman's abdomen to listen for the fetal heartbeat fetoscope , foetoscope
rapid series of short loud sounds (as might be heard with a stethoscope in some types of respiratory disorders) rale , rattle , rattling
sound like whistling or snoring that is heard with a stethoscope during expiration as air passes through obstructed channels rhonchus
presence of abnormal high-pitched sound heard with a stethoscope when an airway is blocked (as in asthma or chronic bronchitis) wheeziness
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