ORL

English translation: Otorhinolaryngologie

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German term or phrase:ORL
English translation:Otorhinolaryngologie
Entered by: Johanna Timm, PhD

21:03 Aug 22, 2000
German to English translations [PRO]
Medical
German term or phrase: ORL
This is an abbreviation for a medical field( ORL Krankheiten, einschliesslich Patientenpflege),quoted in a curriculum of a nurse who trained in Switzerland.
Any suggestions?Thanks!
Johanna Timm, PhD
Canada
Local time: 09:53
see below
Explanation:
Pschyrembel, Klinisch-Therapeutisches Wörterbuch, gives this explanation:

ORL
Otorhinolaryngologie

ORL
otorhinolaryngology

See also the URLs below which bear this out. I'd think you should also be able to use the English abbrevation ETN (HNO in German).
To add another abbreviation - HTH! :-)
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Ulrike Lieder
Local time: 09:53
Grading comment
Thanks, - I had been fumbling with" Ohr Rachen Larynx" but of course that did not really work- Thanks also for the second answer who helped with the correct abbreviation! J.T.
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naENT
Alison Gaunt
nasee below
Ulrike Lieder


  

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see below


Explanation:
Pschyrembel, Klinisch-Therapeutisches Wörterbuch, gives this explanation:

ORL
Otorhinolaryngologie

ORL
otorhinolaryngology

See also the URLs below which bear this out. I'd think you should also be able to use the English abbrevation ETN (HNO in German).
To add another abbreviation - HTH! :-)



    Reference: http://www.spitalbuelach.ch/medizin/orl.htm
    Reference: http://www.orl-zentrum.com/
Ulrike Lieder
Local time: 09:53
Native speaker of: German
PRO pts in pair: 3525
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Thanks, - I had been fumbling with" Ohr Rachen Larynx" but of course that did not really work- Thanks also for the second answer who helped with the correct abbreviation! J.T.
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3 hrs
ENT


Explanation:
"Otorhinolaryngology" features in medical dictionaries, but it is little used (too much of a mouthful, apart from anything else!) Everyone, both medical people and laymen, refers to it as "ENT", i.e. ear, nose and throat. NOT "ETN", please note...


    Dorland's Medical Dictionary & many web and other sources.
Alison Gaunt
Local time: 17:53
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 45
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