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Medicine/Medical. ear, nose, and throat.
a suffix, equivalent to -ant, appearing in nouns and adjectives of Latin origin:
accident; different.
ear, nose, and throat
suffix, suffix
causing or performing an action or existing in a certain condition; the agent that performs an action: astringent, dependent

word-forming element making adjectives from nouns or verbs, from French -ent and directly from Latin -entem, present participle ending of verbs in -ere/-ire. Old French changed many to -ant but after c.1500 some of these in English were changed back to what was supposed to be correct Latin.

ENT abbr.
ear, nose, and throat
ear, nose, and throat


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