laryngofissure

noun

la·​ryn·​go·​fis·​sure lə-ˌriŋ-gō-ˈfish-ər How to pronounce laryngofissure (audio)
: surgical opening of the larynx by an incision through the thyroid cartilage especially for the removal of a tumor

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“Laryngofissure.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/laryngofissure. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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