pharyngology

[ far-ing-gol-uh-jee ]
/ ˌfær ɪŋˈgɒl ə dʒi /

noun

the science of the pharynx and its diseases.

Nearby words

  1. pharyngoglossal,
  2. pharyngokeratosis,
  3. pharyngolaryngeal,
  4. pharyngolaryngitis,
  5. pharyngolith,
  6. pharyngomycosis,
  7. pharyngonasal,
  8. pharyngopathy,
  9. pharyngoperistole,
  10. pharyngoplasty

Origin of pharyngology

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

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British Dictionary definitions for pharyngology

pharyngology

/ (ˌfærɪŋˈɡɒlədʒɪ) /

noun

the branch of medical science concerned with the pharynx and its diseases
Derived Formspharyngological (ˌfærɪŋɡəˈlɒdʒɪkəl), adjectivepharyngologist, noun

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Medicine definitions for pharyngology

pharyngology

[ făr′ĭn-gŏlə-jē, făr′ĭng- ]

n.

The medical study of the pharynx and its diseases.

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