Laryngology

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laryngology

[‚lar·əŋ′gäl·ə·jē]
(medicine)
The science of anatomy, physiology, and diseases of the larynx.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Laryngology

 

the branch of otorhinolaryngology that deals with the structure, physiology, and pathology of the larynx and with the treatment and prevention of laryngeal diseases.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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