oto·​rhi·​no·​lar·​yn·​gol·​o·​gy | \ ˌō-tō-ˌrī-nō-ˌler-ən-ˈgä-lə-jē How to pronounce otorhinolaryngology (audio) , -ˌla-rən- \

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otorhinolaryngological \ ˌō-​tō-​ˌrī-​nō-​ˌler-​ən-​gə-​ˈlä-​ji-​kəl How to pronounce otorhinolaryngological (audio) , -​ˌla-​rən-​ \ adjective
otorhinolaryngologist \ ˌō-​tō-​ˌrī-​nō-​ˌler-​ən-​ˈgä-​lə-​jist How to pronounce otorhinolaryngologist (audio) , -​ˌla-​rən-​ \ noun

Examples of otorhinolaryngology in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Doty, a professor of otorhinolaryngology, invented the University of Pennsylvania Smell Identification Test (UPSIT), a 40-odor scratch-and-sniff test that has become the gold standard for diagnosing olfactory dysfunction. David Noonan, Scientific American, "Smell Test May Sniff out Oncoming Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s," 12 June 2017

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circa 1900, in the meaning defined above

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“Otorhinolaryngology.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/otorhinolaryngological. Accessed 19 January 2020.

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oto·​rhi·​no·​lar·​yn·​gol·​o·​gy | \ ˌōt-ō-ˌrī-nō-ˌlar-ən-ˈgäl-ə-jē How to pronounce otorhinolaryngology (audio) \
plural otorhinolaryngologies

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otorhinolaryngological \ -​gə-​ˈläj-​i-​kəl How to pronounce otorhinolaryngological (audio) \ adjective

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