otolaryngological

otolaryngology

[oh-toh-lar-ing-gol-uh-jee]
noun
the branch of medicine that deals with the anatomy, function, and diseases of the ear, nose, and throat.
Also called otorhinolaryngology.


Origin:
1895–1900; oto- + laryngology

otolaryngologist, noun
otolaryngological [oh-toh-luh-ring-guh-loj-i-kuhl] , adjective
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otorhinolaryngological

[oh-toh-rahy-noh-luh-ring-guh-loj-i-kuhl]
adjective
of or pertaining to the medical practice involving the ear, nose, and throat.
Also, otorhinolaryngologic, otolaryngological.


Origin:
oto- + rhino- + laryngology + -ical

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otolaryngology (ˌəʊtəʊˌlærɪŋˈɡɒlədʒɪ)
 
n
Sometimes called: otorhinolaryngology the branch of medicine concerned with the ear, nose, and throat and their diseases
 
otolaryngological
 
adj
 
otolaryn'gologist
 
n

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otolaryngology o·to·lar·yn·gol·o·gy (ō'tō-lār'ĭn-gŏl'ə-jē)
n.
The branch of medicine that deals with diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the ear, larynx, and upper respiratory tract.


o'to·lar'yn·gol'o·gist n.
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