laryngectomy

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noun lar·yn·gec·to·my \ˌler-ən-ˈjek-tə-ˌmē, ˌla-rən-\

Definition of laryngectomy

plural

laryngectomies

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

laryngectomized

play \ˌler-ən-ˈjek-tə-ˌmīzd, ˌla-rən-\ adjective

Circa 1888

First Known Use of laryngectomy

circa 1888


Medical Dictionary

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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