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laryngectomy

[lar-uh n-jek-tuh-mee] /ˌlær ənˈdʒɛk tə mi/
noun, plural laryngectomies. Surgery
1.
excision of part or all of the larynx.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; laryng- + -ectomy
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  • If you have a laryngectomy, speech therapy can help you learn other ways to talk.
British Dictionary definitions for laryngectomy

laryngectomy

/ˌlærɪnˈdʒɛktəmɪ/
noun
1.
surgical removal of all or part of the larynx
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laryngectomy in Medicine

laryngectomy lar·yn·gec·to·my (lār'ən-jěk'tə-mē)
n.
Surgical removal of part or all of the larynx.

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