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

lar′yn·gol′o·gist n.
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(Medicine) the branch of medicine concerned with the larynx and its diseases
laryngological, laˌryngoˈlogic adj
laˌryngoˈlogically adv
ˌlarynˈgologist n
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(ˌlær ɪŋˈgɒl ə dʒi)

the branch of medicine dealing with the larynx.
la•ryn•go•log•i•cal (ləˌrɪŋ gəˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl) la•ryn`go•log′ic, adj.
lar`yn•gol′o•gist, n.
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the study and treatment of the larynx. — laryngologist, n. — laryngological, adj.
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