Definition of laryngology in US English:



  • The branch of medicine that deals with the larynx and its diseases.

    • ‘He served in the Royal Army Medical Corps in India and Germany and then studied laryngology and otology at the Royal Ear, Nose, and Throat Hospital in London.’
    • ‘Five sections then follow, focusing on laryngology, rhinology, otology, orofacial and lower airway surgery.’
    • ‘Appointed senior lecturer and consultant in otolaryngology in Liverpool, he confined his practice to the discipline of laryngology and head and neck surgery, the first to do so in the United Kingdom.’