- the branch of medicine that deals with the anatomy, function, and diseases of the ear, nose, and throat.
Origin of otolaryngology
Also called otorhinolaryngology.
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- the branch of medicine concerned with the ear, nose, and throat and their diseasesSometimes called: otorhinolaryngology
- The branch of medicine that deals with diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the ear, larynx, and upper respiratory tract.
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