Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The branch of medicine that studies and treats the larynx, pharynx, and fauces.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The branch of physiology dealing with the larynx and its disorders.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Systematized knowledge of the action and functions of the larynx; in pathology, the department which treats of the diseases of the larynx.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The science of the larynx; a treatise on the larynx and its diseases.

Etymologies

larynx +‎ -ology (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Gently working his forceps, Dr. Chevalier Jackson, a pioneer in the field of laryngology, removes a chunk of scar tissue blocking the girl's esophagus.

    Mary Cappello's "Swallow"

  • For a time he was assistant to the chief of clinic in rhinology and laryngology at this institution, and he also served as assistant in the genito-urinary clinic at the Presbyterian Hospital Dispensary.

    Local Founders Profile: Edward and Annie Robinson « Beachwood Historical Alliance

  • The system can also "help us to more clearly hear sounds in a noisy background" by allowing us to distinguish between sounds, said John J. Guinan Jr., a professor of otology and laryngology at Harvard Medical School.

    Medlogs - Recent stories

  • This large-size, atlas-format journal presents detailed illustrations of new surgical procedures and techniques in otology, rhinology, laryngology, reconstructive head and neck surgery, and facial plastic surgery.

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  • Judith Solis-Cohen’s father was a renowned physician who did research in laryngology and served as a surgeon in the Union army during the Civil War.

    Judith Solis-Cohen.

  • His father was one of the city’s most prominent physicians, a specialist in laryngology.

    Emancipation

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