laryngology

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noun lar·yn·gol·o·gy \ˌla-rən-ˈgä-lə-jē\

Definition of laryngology

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

Origin and Etymology of laryngology

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: circa 1842


Medical Dictionary

laryngology

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noun lar·yn·gol·o·gy \ˌlar-ən-ˈgäl-ə-jē\

Medical Definition of laryngology

plural

laryngologies

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


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