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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]
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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.
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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]
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