laryngofissure

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laryngofissure la·ryn·go·fis·sure (lə-rĭng'gō-fĭsh'ər)
n.
Surgical opening of the larynx that is usually made through the midline of the thyroid cartilage. Also called laryngotomy, thyrotomy.

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