- 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 -gies a branch of medicine dealing with diseases of the larynx and nasopharynx
* * *n.the study of diseases of the larynx and vocal folds.
* * *lar·yn·gol·o·gy (lar″ing-golґə-je) [laryngo- + -logy] the branch of medicine that deals with the pharynx, larynx, nasopharynx, and tracheobronchial tree.
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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
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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 — noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: circa 1842 a branch of medicine dealing with diseases of the larynx and nasopharynx … New Collegiate 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 — 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