immediate auscultation n.
The direct application of an examiner’s ear to the surface of a patient’s body in order to listen to the internal sounds of the body.
noun, Grammar. 1. one of the usually two largest constituents of a construction: The immediate constituents of He ate his dinner are he and ate his dinner; of ate his dinner are ate and his dinner; etc. Abbreviation: IC. noun 1. a constituent of a linguistic construction at the first step in an analysis; for […]
- Immediate denture
immediate denture n. A complete or partial denture constructed for insertion immediately following the removal of natural teeth.
- Immediate family
noun one’s parents, step-parents, siblings, spouse, children, step-children, foster children, in-laws, sibling in-laws, grandparents, great grandparents, step-great grandparents, grandchildren, aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews Word Origin means ‘distant place’
- Immediate flap
immediate flap n. See direct flap.