otorhinolaryngology (ō-tō-rī-nō-lăr-ĭng-GŎL-ə-jē)


Definition (Noun) The branch of medical science (specifically of surgery) that deals with the ear, nose, and throat. In Context "So far, the most significant application of lasers in otorhinolaryngology aims at microsurgery of the larynx, e.g. in stenoses or laryngeal carcinoma." Markolf H. Niemz, Laser-Tissue Interactions: Fundamentals and Applications, Third Edition, 2007.