laryngology
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: circa 1842 a branch of medicine dealing with diseases of the larynx and nasopharynx

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Laryngology — Lar yn*gol o*gy, n. [Larynx + logy.] Systematized knowledge of the action and functions of the larynx; in pathology, the department which treats of the diseases of the larynx. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Laryngology — is that branch of medicine which deals with the illnesses and injuries of the larynx.Common pathologies addressed by laryngologists include vocal cord polyps, cysts, nodules, and cancer. See also: OtolaryngologyExternal links [http://homepage.mac …   Wikipedia

  • laryngology — [lar΄in gäl′ə jē] n. the branch of medicine having to do with diseases of the larynx and adjacent parts laryngologist n …   English World dictionary

  • laryngology — laryngological /leuh ring geuh loj i keuhl/, laryngologic, adj. laryngologist, n. /lar ing gol euh jee/, n. the branch of medicine dealing with the larynx. [1835 45; LARYNGO + LOGY] * * *       a branch of medicine dealing with the larynx, nose,… …   Universalium

  • laryngology — noun The branch of physiology dealing with the larynx and its disorders. See Also: laryngeal, laryngological, laryngologist, larynx, vocology, vocologist …   Wiktionary

  • laryngology — The branch of medical science concerned with the larynx and the voice; the specialty of diseases of the larynx. [laryngo + G. logos, study] * * * lar·yn·gol·o·gy .lar ən gäl ə jē n, pl …   Medical dictionary

  • laryngology — study of larynx Sciences and Studies …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • laryngology — n. study of the larynx (Medicine) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • laryngology — lar·yn·gol·o·gy …   English syllables

  • laryngology — n. the study of diseases of the larynx and vocal folds …   The new mediacal dictionary

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