otolaryngologist

noun
oto·​lar·​yn·​gol·​o·​gist | \ ˌō-tō-ˌler-ən-ˈgä-lə-jist How to pronounce otolaryngologist (audio) , -ˌla-rən- \
plural otolaryngologists

Definition of otolaryngologist

: a physician specializing in otolaryngology Many doctors, especially ear, nose and throat specialists, called otolaryngologists, are capable of evaluating patients who have impaired or lost smell.— M. R. Miller Adults in their 30s and 40s increasingly are showing up in the offices of the nation's otolaryngologists complaining about problem tonsils, say doctors.— Tara Parker-Pope

called also otorhinolaryngologist

First Known Use of otolaryngologist

1911, in the meaning defined above

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“Otolaryngologist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/otolaryngologist. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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otolaryngologist

noun
oto·​lar·​yn·​gol·​o·​gist | \ ˌōt-ō-ˌlar-ən-ˈgäl-ə-jəst How to pronounce otolaryngologist (audio) \

Medical Definition of otolaryngologist

: a physician specializing in otolaryngology

called also otorhinolaryngologist

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