laryngectomy

[lar-uhn-jek-tuh-mee]
noun, plural laryngectomies. Surgery.
excision of part or all of the larynx.

Origin:
1885–90; laryng- + -ectomy

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laryngectomy (ˌlærɪnˈdʒɛktəmɪ)
 
n
surgical removal of all or part of the larynx

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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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If you have a laryngectomy, speech therapy can help you learn other ways to talk.
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