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

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 10 May. 2021.

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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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