laryngectomy

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n laryngectomy surgical removal of part or all of the larynx (usually to treat cancer of the larynx)
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Laryngectomy (Surg) Excision of the larynx.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n laryngectomy The excision of the larynx.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Larynx, + Gr. to cut out

Usage


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Influence of long-term airflow deprivation on the dimensions of the nasal cavity: A study of laryngectomy patients using acoustic rhinometry.
Supracricoid partial laryngectomy as a primary treatment for carcinosarcoma of the larynx.
The challenge of rediscovering my voice after laryngectomy .
Functional results and quality of life following supracricoid laryngectomy with cricohyoidoepiglottopexy.
Rehabilitation of the olfactory sense after laryngectomy : Long-term use of the larynx bypass.
Patients who undergo laryngectomy typically lose their sense of smell.
Rehabilitation of the olfactory sense after laryngectomy: Long-term use of the larynx bypass.
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