otorhinolaryngology

noun

oto·​rhi·​no·​lar·​yn·​gol·​o·​gy ˌō-tō-ˌrī-nō-ˌler-ən-ˈgä-lə-jē How to pronounce otorhinolaryngology (audio)
-ˌla-rən-
: a medical specialty concerned especially with the ear, nose, and throat and related parts of the head and neck : otolaryngology
All antihistamines have at least some drying effects, called anticholinergic properties, said Michael G. Stewart, chairman of otorhinolaryngology at Weill Cornell Medical College. C. Claiborne Ray
otorhinolaryngological adjective
or otorhinolaryngologic
In addition to fulfilling a height requirement, flight attendant candidates must also pass a physical examination encompassing internal, ophthalmological and otorhinolaryngological health. Gretchen Zhou

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Donald Leopold, a professor of otorhinolaryngology at the University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine, likened parosmia to playing a piano with missing keys. Allyson Chiu, Anchorage Daily News, 5 Nov. 2020 Donald Leopold, a professor of otorhinolaryngology at the University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine, likened parosmia to playing a piano with missing keys. Allyson Chiu, Anchorage Daily News, 5 Nov. 2020 Donald Leopold, a professor of otorhinolaryngology at the University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine, likened parosmia to playing a piano with missing keys. Allyson Chiu, Anchorage Daily News, 5 Nov. 2020 Donald Leopold, a professor of otorhinolaryngology at the University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine, likened parosmia to playing a piano with missing keys. Allyson Chiu, Anchorage Daily News, 5 Nov. 2020 Donald Leopold, a professor of otorhinolaryngology at the University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine, likened parosmia to playing a piano with missing keys. Allyson Chiu, Anchorage Daily News, 5 Nov. 2020 Donald Leopold, a professor of otorhinolaryngology at the University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine, likened parosmia to playing a piano with missing keys. Allyson Chiu, Anchorage Daily News, 5 Nov. 2020 Donald Leopold, a professor of otorhinolaryngology at the University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine, likened parosmia to playing a piano with missing keys. Allyson Chiu, Anchorage Daily News, 5 Nov. 2020 Donald Leopold, a professor of otorhinolaryngology at the University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine, likened parosmia to playing a piano with missing keys. Allyson Chiu, Anchorage Daily News, 5 Nov. 2020 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1900, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of otorhinolaryngology was circa 1900

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“Otorhinolaryngology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/otorhinolaryngology. Accessed 2 Dec. 2022.

Medical Definition

otorhinolaryngology

noun

oto·​rhi·​no·​lar·​yn·​gol·​o·​gy ˌōt-ō-ˌrī-nō-ˌlar-ən-ˈgäl-ə-jē How to pronounce otorhinolaryngology (audio)
plural otorhinolaryngologies
: a medical specialty concerned especially with the ear, nose, and throat and related parts of the head and neck : otolaryngology

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