Otolaryngology or ENT (ear, nose, and throat) is the branch of medicine and surgery that specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of ear, nose, throat, and head and neck disorders. The full name of the specialty is otolaryngology–head and neck surgery. Practitioners are called otolaryngologists–head and neck surgeons, or sometimes otorhinolaryngologists (ORL).
Absorbs the academy's Bulletin in 1941; Odd-numbered vols. 79, 81, 83 (1975-77) have subtitle: Ophthalmology; even numbered v. 80, 82, 84 have subtitle: Otolaryngology. Beginning in 1978, alternate vols. have titles: Ophthalmology, or Otolaryngology, formerly Transactions of the academy