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laryngectomy

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noun, lar·yn·gec·to·my \-ˈjek-tə-mē\

Definition of laryngectomy

plural laryngectomies

  1. :  surgical removal of all or part of the larynx

laryngectomized play \-tə-ˌmīzd\ adjective


Circa 1888

First Known Use of laryngectomy

circa 1888

Rhymes with laryngectomy


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laryngectomy

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noun lar·yn·gec·to·my \-ˈjek-tə-mē\

Medical Definition of laryngectomy

plural laryngectomies

  1. :  surgical removal of all or part of the larynx

laryngectomized \-tə-ˌmīzd\play adjective



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