from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A listener; specifically, one who practises auscultation.
- noun An instrument used in listening to the sounds within the thorax; a stethoscope.
- noun In Germany, a member of a college of officials who attends its sessions as a student but is not entitled to a vote; specifically, in Prussia, before 1869, one who had passed the first examination and begun his judicial career at a college of judges. See
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun One who practices auscultation.
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- noun One who practices
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Repeated examinations in various postures are too tedious in execution, and too offensive to the auscultator, to come into general use in diagnosing the diseases of the Melanic race.
He became auscultator in the district court of Paderborn in 1841, referendar at Münster and Erfurt in 1844, and goverment assessor in
In 1836 he became an auscultator at Berlin; in 1837 he was a referendar in the court at Aachen, in 1840 secretary of legation at London and Dresden, in 1842 at Lisbon, in 1848 at London.