the science dealing with the nose and its diseases.

Origin of rhinology

First recorded in 1830–40; rhino- + -logy
Related formsrhi·no·log·ic [rahyn-l-oj-ik] /ˌraɪn lˈɒdʒ ɪk/, rhi·no·log·i·cal, adjectiverhi·nol·o·gist, noun
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the branch of medical science concerned with the nose and its diseases
Derived Formsrhinological (ˌraɪnəˈlɒdʒɪkəl), adjectiverhinologist, noun
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Word Origin and History for rhinology

1838, from rhino- + -logy.

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rhinology in Medicine




The anatomy, physiology, and pathology of the nose.
Related formsrhi•nolo•gist n.
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