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otolaryngology

Pronunciation: o'to-lar'ing-gol'o-je

Definition: The combined specialties of diseases of the ear, pharynx, and larynx, including the upper respiratory tract and diseases of the head and neck, tracheobronchial tree, and esophagus.

[oto- + G. larynx, + logos, study]

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