[lar-uh n-jek-tuh-mee]

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

excision of part or all of the larynx.

Origin of laryngectomy

First recorded in 1885–90; laryng- + -ectomy Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for laryngectomy



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




Surgical removal of part or all of the larynx.
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