otolaryngology

[ oh-toh-lar-ing-gol-uh-jee ]
/ ˌoʊ toʊˌlær ɪŋˈgɒl ə dʒi /

noun

the branch of medicine that deals with the anatomy, function, and diseases of the ear, nose, and throat.

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Also called otorhinolaryngology.

Origin of otolaryngology

First recorded in 1895–1900; oto- + laryngology

OTHER WORDS FROM otolaryngology

o·to·lar·yn·gol·o·gist, nouno·to·la·ryn·go·log·i·cal [oh-toh-luh-ring-guh-loj-i-kuhl], /ˌoʊ toʊ ləˌrɪŋ gəˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl/, adjective

Words nearby otolaryngology

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British Dictionary definitions for otolaryngology

otolaryngology
/ (ˌəʊtəʊˌlærɪŋˈɡɒlədʒɪ) /

noun

the branch of medicine concerned with the ear, nose, and throat and their diseasesSometimes called: otorhinolaryngology

Derived forms of otolaryngology

otolaryngological (ˌəʊtəʊləˌrɪŋɡəˈlɒdʒɪkəl), adjectiveotolaryngologist, noun
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Medical definitions for otolaryngology

otolaryngology
[ ō′tō-lăr′ĭn-gŏlə-jē ]

n.

The branch of medicine that deals with diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the ear, larynx, and upper respiratory tract.

Other words from otolaryngology

o′to•lar′yn•golo•gist n.
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