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