laryngology

noun
lar·​yn·​gol·​o·​gy | \ ˌler-ən-ˈgä-lə-jē How to pronounce laryngology (audio) , ˌla-rən- \

Definition of laryngology

: a branch of medicine dealing with diseases of the larynx and nasopharynx

Examples of laryngology in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Last summer, Johns invited a new product into USC's laryngology trial program to treat vocal fold disorders: Silk Voice, from a startup called Sofregen that spun out of research from Kaplan’s lab. Max G. Levy, Wired, 28 June 2021 Vocal fold nodules are growths that can form on your vocal cords, Phillip C. Song, MD, director of laryngology at Mass Eye and Ear, tells Health. Korin Miller, Health.com, 21 June 2021

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First Known Use of laryngology

circa 1842, in the meaning defined above

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“Laryngology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/laryngology. Accessed 19 Aug. 2022.

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laryngology

noun
lar·​yn·​gol·​o·​gy | \ ˌlar-ən-ˈgäl-ə-jē How to pronounce laryngology (audio) \
plural laryngologies

Medical Definition of laryngology

: a branch of medicine dealing with diseases of the larynx and nasopharynx

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