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ENT abbreviation, medicine ear, nose and throat.
ent., entom. and entomol. abbreviation entomology.
-ent suffix 1 forming adjectives corresponding to nouns in -ence, signifying acting, causing an action, or existing in a certain state resident different. 2 forming nouns, signifying an agent. Compare -en.
ETYMOLOGY: From Latin -ens, -entis, present participle inflection of 2nd (and 3rd, as -ient) conjugation verbs; compare -ant.
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