Decoding medical terms: otorhinolaryngology

Pronunciation: ow·tuh·rai·now·la·ruhng·go·luh·juhst Have you ever been to an otorhinolaryngologist (ORL)? You may not think so, but the chances are that if you’ve had any problems with throat, nose or ears, then you have. The tongue-twister name Otorhinolaryngologist’ is derived from four Greek words (hence it’s length!) ‘otos’ – ear, ‘rhino’ – nose, ‘laryngo’ – windpipe,… Continue reading Decoding medical terms: otorhinolaryngology

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