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Meaning of LARYNGECTOMY

Pronunciation:  `larun'jektumee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  surgical removal of part or all of the larynx (usually to treat cancer of the larynx)
 

LARYNGECTOMY is a 12 letter word that starts with L.

 

 See Also: ablation, cutting out, excision, extirpation

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Lar`yn*gec"to*my\, n. [Larynx + Gr. ? to cut out.]
(Surg.)
Excision of the larynx.

 
Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: surgery to remove part or all of the larynx or voice box.
 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: Laryngectomy is surgery to remove the larynx.
 

 

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