oto-, ot-, -otic +
(Greek: ear; relationship to the ear)
2. Plastic surgery of the external ear.
The words ear, nose, and throat are quite clear; however, and that is what is meant by oto–, rhino–, and laryngo–, which are the translations of “ear”, “nose”, and “larynx" or "upper part of the windpipe”; respectively, when used in combination in various word forms.