Definition of Laryngectomy

1. Noun. Surgical removal of part or all of the larynx (usually to treat cancer of the larynx).




Definition of Laryngectomy

1. n. Excision of the larynx.

Definition of Laryngectomy

1. Noun. (context: surgery) The surgical removal of part or all of the larynx. It is most often performed in cases of laryngeal cancer. ¹

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Medical Definition of Laryngectomy

1. The surgical removal of the larynx. most often performed in cases of laryngeal cancer. (27 Sep 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Laryngectomy

laryngeal sinus
laryngeal stridor
laryngeal syncope
laryngeal tonsils
laryngeal vein
laryngeal veins
laryngeal ventricle
laryngeal vertigo
laryngeals
laryngean
laryngectomee
laryngectomees
laryngectomies
laryngectomized
laryngectomy (current term)
larynges
laryngismus
laryngismus stridulus
laryngitic
laryngitis
laryngitis stridulosa
laryngitises
laryngo-
laryngocele
laryngofissure
laryngograph
laryngographic
laryngographs
laryngography

Literary usage of Laryngectomy

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1. A Text-book of Diseases of the Nose and Throat by David Braden Kyle (1907)
"During the first few days after laryngectomy vomiting must be avoided at all ... After complete laryngectomy a number of cases are recorded in which an ..."

2. The Throat and Nose, and Their Diseases by Lennox Browne (1890)
"It is doubtful whether laryngectomy is ever successful in prolonging life for a longer period than a simple tracheotomy, or of giving immunity against ..."

3. Surgery, Its Principles and Practice by William Williams Keen (1913)
"Partial laryngectomy, 171 cases, 39 cures, or 22.8 per cent. Total laryngectomy, 269 cases, 58 cures, or 21.6 per cent. The high percentage of recoveries ..."

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