auscultation \o-skuhl-TAY-shuhn\ (noun) – 1 : The act of listening. 2 : The act of listening for sounds made by internal organs, as the heart and lungs, to aid in the diagnosis of certain disorders.

Latin auscultatio, auscultation-, from auscultatus, past participle of auscultare, to listen to.

“After Neha’s doctor performed auscultation with a stethoscope on her head, much to his surprise, he heard a voice of another person living within her brain”.