laryngotomy

[lar-ing-got-uh-mee]
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noun, plural lar·yn·got·o·mies. Surgery.

incision of the larynx.

Nearby words

  1. laryngoscope,
  2. laryngoscopy,
  3. laryngospasm,
  4. laryngostenosis,
  5. laryngostomy,
  6. laryngotracheal,
  7. laryngotracheitis,
  8. laryngotracheobronchitis,
  9. laryngotracheotomy,
  10. laryngoxerosis

Origin of laryngotomy

First recorded in 1655–65; laryngo- + -tomy

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British Dictionary definitions for laryngotomy

laryngotomy

noun plural -mies

surgical incision into the larynx
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Medicine definitions for laryngotomy

laryngotomy

[lăr′ĭn-gŏtə-mē]

n.

laryngofissure

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