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laryngology

 [lar″ing-gol´o-je]
the branch of medicine that deals with the throat, pharynx, larynx, nasopharynx, and tracheobronchial tree.

lar·yn·gol·o·gy

(lar'ing-gol'ŏ-jē),
The branch of medical science concerned with the larynx and the voice; the specialty of diseases of the larynx.
[laryngo- + G. logos, study]

laryngology

/lar·yn·gol·o·gy/ (-gol´ah-je) the branch of medicine dealing with the throat, pharynx, larynx, nasopharynx, and tracheobronchial tree.

laryngology

(lăr′ən-gŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The branch of medicine that studies and treats the larynx, pharynx, and fauces.

lar′yn·gol′o·gist n.

laryngology

[ler′ing·gol′əjē]
Etymology: Gk, larynx + logos, science
the branch of medicine that specializes in the causes and treatments of disorders of the larynx.

la·ryn·gol·o·gy

(lar'in-gol'ŏ-jē)
The branch of medical science concerned with the larynx; the specialty of diseases of the larynx.
[laryngo- + G. logos, study]

laryngology

The branch of medicine concerned with the study and treatment of the LARYNX and its disorders. Laryngology is usually clinically associated with the study of the ear (otology) and of the nose (rhinology). An ear, nose and throat (ENT) specialist is called an otorhinolaryngologist (ORL).

laryngology

that branch of the clinical sciences that has to do with the throat, pharynx, larynx, nasopharynx and tracheobronchial tree.
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