Definition of ENT

 (Entry 1 of 2)

ear, nose, and throat
variants: or ento-

Definition of ent- (Entry 2 of 2)

: inner : within entoderm

History and Etymology for ENT

Combining form

New Latin, from Greek entos within; akin to Latin intus within, Greek en in — more at in

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\ ˌē-ˌen-ˈtē How to pronounce ENT (audio) \
plural ENTs

Medical Definition of ENT

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a physician specializing in medical conditions of the ear, nose, and throat : otolaryngologist ENTs treat tinnitus, balance disorders, noise damage, nerve pain, chronic sinusitis and a great deal more. — Peter M. Gott, The Daily Courier (Forest City, North Carolina), 15 Mar. 2008

Medical Definition of ENT (Entry 2 of 2)

ear, nose, and throat

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