Laryngectomy definition

lărən-jĕktə-mē
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Surgical removal of part or all of the larynx.
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The surgical removal of all or part of the larynx.
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Surgical removal of part or all of the larynx.
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(surgery) The surgical removal of part or all of the larynx. It is most often performed in cases of laryngeal cancer.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
laryngectomy
Plural:
laryngectomies

Origin of laryngectomy

  • From larynx + -ectomy

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