Laryngology is that branch of medicine which deals with the illnesses and injuries of the larynx.

Common pathologies addressed by laryngologists include vocal cord polyps, cysts, nodules, and cancer.

See also: Otolaryngology

External links

[ List of Laryngologists in the US and Around the World]

Famous Laryngologists

*Sir George Duncan Gibb (1821-1876)

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  • Laryngology — Lar yn*gol o*gy, n. [Larynx + logy.] Systematized knowledge of the action and functions of the larynx; in pathology, the department which treats of the diseases of the larynx. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • laryngology — [lar΄in gäl′ə jē] n. the branch of medicine having to do with diseases of the larynx and adjacent parts laryngologist n …   English World dictionary

  • laryngology — noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: circa 1842 a branch of medicine dealing with diseases of the larynx and nasopharynx …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • laryngology — laryngological /leuh ring geuh loj i keuhl/, laryngologic, adj. laryngologist, n. /lar ing gol euh jee/, n. the branch of medicine dealing with the larynx. [1835 45; LARYNGO + LOGY] * * *       a branch of medicine dealing with the larynx, nose,… …   Universalium

  • laryngology — noun The branch of physiology dealing with the larynx and its disorders. See Also: laryngeal, laryngological, laryngologist, larynx, vocology, vocologist …   Wiktionary

  • laryngology — The branch of medical science concerned with the larynx and the voice; the specialty of diseases of the larynx. [laryngo + G. logos, study] * * * lar·yn·gol·o·gy .lar ən gäl ə jē n, pl …   Medical dictionary

  • laryngology — study of larynx Sciences and Studies …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • laryngology — n. study of the larynx (Medicine) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • laryngology — lar·yn·gol·o·gy …   English syllables

  • laryngology — n. the study of diseases of the larynx and vocal folds …   The new mediacal dictionary

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