Medicine/Medical. ear, nose, and throat.
Other definitions for -ent (2 of 2)
a suffix, equivalent to -ant, appearing in nouns and adjectives of Latin origin: accident; different.
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How to use ENT in a sentence
Accumbent, ak-kumb′ENT, adj. lying down or reclining on a couch.
Ambient, am′bi-ENT, adj. going round: surrounding: investing.
Appar′entness; Heir′-appar′ENT, applied to one who will undoubtedly inherit if he survives the present possessor.
Percurrent, per-kur′ENT, adj. running through the whole length.
Percipient, per-sip′i-ENT, adj. perceiving: having the faculty of perception.
British Dictionary definitions for ENT (1 of 2)
ear, nose, and throat
British Dictionary definitions for -ent (2 of 2)
causing or performing an action or existing in a certain condition; the agent that performs an action: astringent; dependent
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