laryngology

[ lar-ing-gol-uh-jee ]
/ ˌlær ɪŋˈgɒl ə dʒi /

noun

the branch of medicine dealing with the larynx.

Nearby words

  1. laryngitis,
  2. laryngitis stridulosa,
  3. laryngo-,
  4. laryngocele,
  5. laryngofissure,
  6. laryngoparalysis,
  7. laryngopathy,
  8. laryngopharyngeal,
  9. laryngopharyngectomy,
  10. laryngopharyngitis

Origin of laryngology

First recorded in 1835–45; laryngo- + -logy

Related formsla·ryn·go·log·i·cal [luh-ring-guh-loj-i-kuh l] /ləˌrɪŋ gəˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl/, la·ryn·go·log·ic, adjectivelar·yn·gol·o·gist, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for laryngology

laryngology

/ (ˌlærɪŋˈɡɒlədʒɪ) /

noun

the branch of medicine concerned with the larynx and its diseases
Derived Formslaryngological (ləˌrɪŋɡəˈlɒdʒɪkəl) or laryngologic, adjectivelaryngologically, adverblaryngologist, noun

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Medicine definitions for laryngology

laryngology

[ lăr′ĭn-gŏlə-jē ]

n.

The branch of medicine dealing with the study and treatment of disorders of the larynx, pharynx, and fauces.
Related formslar′yn•golo•gist n.


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