MEANING: noun: The branch of medicine dealing with the ear, nose, and throat. Also known as otolaryngology.

ETYMOLOGY: The word is coined so that one is forced to use all three -- ear, nose, and throat -- to be able to pronounce it. Either that, or it's from Greek oto- (ear) + rhino- (nose) + laryngo- (larynx) + -logy (study). Earliest documented use: 1900. Also, see rhinorrhea.

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OTORHINOLARYNGEOLOGY - In the shale I found the fossilized remains of a great lumbering beast with tiny little ears and a big horn on its nose

ONORHINOLARYNGOLOGY - my doctor says my tonsils hve to come out