a combining form representing larynx in compound words: laryngotomy.
- Also especially before a vowel, laryng-.
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How to use laryngo- in a sentence
The wide distribution of these pharyngo-laryngo-esophago-pulmano-cardio-gastric nerves gives ample opportunity for reflexes.Psychotherapy | James J. Walsh
laryngo-tracheotomy, when the cricoid cartilage and the upper ring of the trachea are divided.A Manual of the Operations of Surgery | Joseph Bell
In children it is sometimes found necessary to divide the cricoid for this purpose (laryngo-tracheotomy).Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition. | Alexander Miles
The lungs are paired bodies which open into the laryngo-tracheal chamber.Elementary Zoology, Second Edition | Vernon L. Kellogg
This is the upper end of the laryngo-tracheal chamber, and the flaps within on either side of the slit are the vocal cords.Elementary Zoology, Second Edition | Vernon L. Kellogg
British Dictionary definitions for laryngo-
indicating the larynx: laryngoscope
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