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n. pl. lar·yn·gec·to·mies
Surgical removal of part or all of the larynx.


(Surgery) surgical removal of all or part of the larynx


(ˌlær ənˈdʒɛk tə mi)

n., pl. -mies.
surgical excision of part or all of the larynx.


Surgery to remove the larynx.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.laryngectomy - surgical removal of part or all of the larynx (usually to treat cancer of the larynx)
ablation, cutting out, extirpation, excision - surgical removal of a body part or tissue


n. laringectomía, extirpación de la laringe.


n (pl -mies) laringectomía
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There have been only 10 reported cases of various foreign bodies aspirated through the stoma in laryngectomy patients (2-11).
Meanwhile, a large group of patients get to preserve their voice box by avoiding laryngectomy," Worden says.
Atos Medical is a leading provider of products for the rehabilitation of the voice and pulmonary functions after laryngectomy, and products for the treatment of ear and sinus diseases.
Ed Mileham, a laryngectomy patient, will be the guest speaker.
He stayed in touch with the surgeon who carried out his laryngectomy - Tom Watkinson - and got involved with the GetA-Head organisation, which researches diseases of the head and neck.
The surgical team recommended that such transplants be considered for patients who have suffered voice-robbing laryngeal trauma, those with large benign tumors who require removal of their larynx, and cancer patients who have undergone laryngectomy and remain disease-free after 5 years.
The Wall Street Journal unblushingly printed hypnotizee; a football game telecast acquainted me with enshrinee (in a hall of fame); in a Boston Globe obituary survivors of the surgical procedure known as a laryngectomy were dubbed laryngectomees; and now that body piercing is becoming ordinary, cutting is carving a new niche via cutter and unspeakably cute cuttee.
Three years later after his return to the United Kingdom, he was suffering from throat cancer and underwent a laryngectomy.
However, problems like spasmodic dysphonia, which produces a severely strained, strangled-sounding voice, and laryngectomy (surgical removal of the voice box), which requires patients to have a new source of sound for voice, are disruptive to all aspects of living (cf.
The button resulted from a laryngectomy because of cancer of the larynx.