laryngectomy

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

Definition of laryngectomy

plural laryngectomies
: surgical removal of all or part of the larynx

laryngectomized

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

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First Known Use of laryngectomy

circa 1888

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laryngectomy

noun lar·yn·gec·to·my \ -ˈjek-tə-mē \

medical Definition of laryngectomy

plural laryngectomies
: surgical removal of all or part of the larynx

laryngectomized

play \-tə-ˌmīzd\ adjective

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