laryngectomy

[ lar-uhn-jek-tuh-mee ]
/ ˌlær ənˈdʒɛk tə mi /

noun, plural lar·yn·gec·to·mies.Surgery.

excision of part or all of the larynx.

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Origin of laryngectomy

First recorded in 1885–90; laryng- + -ectomy
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British Dictionary definitions for laryngectomy

laryngectomy
/ (ˌlærɪnˈdʒɛktəmɪ) /

noun

surgical removal of all or part of the larynx
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Medical definitions for laryngectomy

laryngectomy
[ lăr′ən-jĕktə-mē ]

n.

Surgical removal of part or all of the larynx.
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