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Definition: 'Stethoscopy'

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stethoscopy

Type: Term

Pronunciation: stĕ-thos′kŏ-pē

Definitions:
1. Examination of the chest by means of auscultation, either mediate or immediate, and percussion.
2. Mediate auscultation with the stethoscope.




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