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otolaryngology

[oh-toh-lar-ing-gol-uh-jee] /ˌoʊ toʊˌlær ɪŋˈgɒl ə dʒi/
noun
1.
the branch of medicine that deals with the anatomy, function, and diseases of the ear, nose, and throat.
Also called otorhinolaryngology.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; oto- + laryngology
Related forms
otolaryngologist, noun
otolaryngological
[oh-toh-luh-ring-guh-loj-i-kuh l] /ˌoʊ toʊ ləˌrɪŋ gəˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for otolaryngology

otolaryngology

/ˌəʊtəʊˌlærɪŋˈɡɒlədʒɪ/
noun
1.
the branch of medicine concerned with the ear, nose, and throat and their diseases Sometimes called otorhinolaryngology
Derived Forms
otolaryngological (ˌəʊtəʊləˌrɪŋɡəˈlɒdʒɪkəl) adjective
otolaryngologist, noun
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otolaryngology in Medicine

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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