laryng-, laryngo- +

(Greek > Modern Latin: throat, upper part of the windpipe; the vocal-chord area of the throat; the musculocartilaginous structure below the tongue root and hyoid bone and above the trachea)

Stedman's Medical Dictionary, 28th Edition, cautions users to be aware of the proper pronunciations of laryngo- (luh RING goh) and laryng- (luh RINJ): "Avoid mispronouncing this combining form lar-in' jo" or (lar IN joh).

Here is a special article about the Neck and Throat.

A combination of laryngoscopy and tracheoscopy.
Incision of the larynx and trachea.
Any condition of the larynx characterized by diminished secretions resulting in a dryness of the larynx or throat.
larynx (s), larynges (pl)
1. The organ of voice production.
2. The part of the respiratory tract between the pharynx and the trachea.

It consists of a framework of cartilages and elastic membranes housing the vocal folds and the muscles that control the position and tension of these elements.

membranous laryngitis
A form in which there is a pseudomembranous exudate on the vocal cords.
Someone who is skilled in the practice of otology, rhinology, and laryngology.
1. A specialty including otology, rhinology, laryngology, and surgery of the head and neck.
2. The branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the ear, nose, and throat.

A medical and surgical specialty concerned with the diagnosis, management, and treatment of diseases and disorders of the ear, nose, throat (ENT) and related structures of the head and neck, including the sinuses, larynx (voice box), oral cavity, and upper pharynx (mouth and throat).

Subspecialty areas within otolaryngology include pediatric otolaryngology (children), otology/neurotology (ears, balance, and tinnitus), allergy, facial plastic and reconstructive surgery, head and neck, laryngology (throat), and rhinology (nose).

Otolaryngology is commonly called ENT by medical specialists in these fields. It is said to be the oldest medical specialty in the United States.

A specialist in diseases of the ear, nose, and throat.
The branch of medicine concerned with diseases of the ear, nose, and throat. Otorhinolaryngology is the type of medical specialty that can frustrate a non-medical person, both in trying to pronounce the word properly and with having any idea of what it means.

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.

partial laryngectomy (also: horizontal laryngectomy, supraglottic laryngectomy)
An incomplete resection of the larynx in which the supraglottic portion is removed preserving the vocal cords.
Related both to the pharynx (cavity at the back of the mouth) and to the larynx.
Surgical excision of the hypopharynx (portion of the pharynx that lies below the upper edge of the epiglottis and opens into the larynx and esophagus) and the larynx
1. Inflammation of the mucous membrane of the nose and larynx.
2. Simultaneous inflammation of the mucosa of the nose and the larynx.
1. The science of the anatomy, physiology, and pathology of the nose and larynx.
2. The sum of knowledge concerning the nose and larynx and their diseases.
A laryngoscopic mirror heated electrically to prevent condensation.

Cross references related to "neck, throat" word families: cervic-; coll-; esophag-; guttur-; nuch-; trachel-.