from The Century Dictionary.
- noun In auscultation, the character of the sound of the auscultator's own voice when his head is placed against the chest of the patient. When there is a large cavity this sound may be rendered of greater intensity than is normal.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Med.) An auscultatory process, which consists in noting the tone of the observer's own voice, while he speaks, holding his head close to the patient's chest.
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- noun The unusually loud hearing of a person's own
voice, breathingor other self-generated sounds.
- noun medicine An
auscultatoryprocess which consists of noting the toneof the observer's own voice, while he speaks, holding his head close to the patient's chest.
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auto- + Ancient Greek a sound.