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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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The presentation was made during the laryngectomy club's annual afternoon tea at the Faenol Fawr hotel in Conwy in front of members and sponsors recently.
In this disease, the patient usually has changed the voice, respiratory distress and also can have difficulty in swallowing and the total laryngectomy is the treatment which is always done under General Anesthesia but in ENT department did this unique surgery without general anaesthesia.
Pathologists should note that comment on the deep resection margin of a laryngectomy specimen may be nonapplicable unless the tumor extends close to the base of tongue or into the soft tissues of the neck.
Adequate nutrition is an important part of postoperative management after total laryngectomy, but it is widely accepted that early oral feeding (OF) may facilitate the development of PCF.
Material and Methods: A total of 51 patients were assessed at six months and 1-year interval of laryngectomy. A questionnaire containing six questions was presented at six months and one year to total laryngectomy patients.
Exogenous lipoid pneumonia in laryngectomy patients: radiological findings.
Some cases requiring emergency tracheotomy and even emergency laryngectomy have been reported (2, 10).
Total laryngectomy followed by radiotherapy was considered the standard treatment for ALC for many years.