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o·to·lar·yn·gol·o·gy

(ō'tō-lar'ing-gol'ŏ-jē),
The combined specialties of diseases of the ear, pharynx, and larynx, including the upper respiratory tract and diseases of the head and neck, tracheobronchial tree, and esophagus.
[oto- + G. larynx, + logos, study]

otolaryngology

/oto·lar·yn·gol·o·gy/ (o″to-lar″ing-gol´ah-je) the branch of medicine dealing with disease of the ear, nose, and throat.

otolaryngology

(ō′tō-lăr′ĭng-gŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The branch of medicine that deals with diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the ear, nose, and throat. Also called otorhinolaryngology.

o′to·lar·yn′go·log′i·cal (-lə-rĭng′gə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
o′to·lar′yn·gol′o·gist n.

otolaryngology

[-ler′ing·gol′əjē]
Etymology: Gk, ous + larynx + logos, science
a branch of medicine dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and disorders of the ears, nose, throat, and adjacent structures of the head and neck.

o·to·lar·yn·gol·o·gy

(ō'tō-lar-in-gol'ŏ-jē)
The combined specialties of diseases of the ear and larynx, often including upper respiratory tract and many diseases of the head and neck, tracheobronchial tree, and esophagus.
[oto- + G. larynx, + logos, study]

otolaryngology, otorhinolaryngology

that branch of veterinary medicine dealing with disease of the ear, nose and throat.
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Among all study patients, only 332 patients had CT scans of their sinuses; 90% of the CT scans were ordered by either otolaryngologists or allergists.
Among all the patients in the study, only 332 patients had CT scans of their sinuses; 90% of the CT scans were ordered by either otolaryngologists or allergists, she said.
However, it does not reflect the current workforce situation, since most otolaryngologists practice in cities, leaving rural areas in the United States lacking otolaryngologic care.
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