Laryngectomy

Laryngectomy is the removal of the larynx and separation of the airway from the mouth, nose and esophagus. In a total laryngectomy the entire larynx is removed and in a partial laryngectomy only a portion is taken out. The laryngectomee breathes through an opening in the neck known as a stoma. This procedure is usually performed in cases of laryng...
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laryngectomy

(from the article `speech`) A growing number of middle-aged or older patients have had their larynx removed (laryngectomy) because of cancer. Laryngectomy requires the suturing ... mechanical or esophageal speech that is taught by therapists to persons who have had the larynx, or voice box, surgically removed (laryngectomy). ... [2 ...
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laryngectomy

(lar″in-jek´tә-me) partial or total removal of the larynx by surgery, usually done as treatment for cancer of the larynx. Depending on the type of surgical procedure, the patient's speech may change in quality or be lost entirely. See also artificial larynx.
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laryngectomy

[n] - surgical removal of part or all of the larynx (usually to treat cancer of the larynx)
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Laryngectomy

• (n.) Excision of the larynx.
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laryngectomy

<procedure, surgery> The surgical removal of the larynx. most often performed in cases of laryngeal cancer. ... (27 Sep 1997) ...
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laryngectomy

noun surgical removal of part or all of the larynx (usually to treat cancer of the larynx)
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Laryngectomy

Lar`yn·gec'to·my noun [ Larynx + Greek ... to cut out.] (Surg.) Excision of the larynx.
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laryngectomy

An operation to remove all or part of the larynx (voice box).
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Laryngectomy

An operation to remove part of the larynx.
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Laryngectomy

An operation to remove the larynx (voice box).
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Laryngectomy

Excision of part or all of the larynx (voice box) and a section of the trachea (windpipe), usually because of cancer. A permanent stoma (opening) is created at the front of the throat, for breathing
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laryngectomy

laryngectomy Surgery to remove part or all of the larynx resulting in a partial or total laryngectomy. In either operation, the surgeon performs a tracheostomy, creating an opening called a stoma in the front of the neck which may be temporary or permanent. Air enters and leaves the trachea and lungs through this opening. A tracheostomy tube, also...
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Laryngectomy

Laryngectomy: Surgery to remove part or all of the larynx is a partial or total laryngectomy. In either operation, the surgeon performs a tracheostomy, creating an opening called a stoma in the front of the neck. (The stoma may be temporary or permanent). Air enters and leaves the trachea and lungs through this opening. A tracheostomy tube, also ca...
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Laryngectomy

Surgery to remove the whole or part of the larynx.
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Laryngectomy

surgical removal of all or part of the voice box (larynx) as a treatment for cancer
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Laryngectomy

Surgically removing part or whole of the voice box or larynx.
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laryngectomy

Type: Term Pronunciation: lar′in-jek′tŏ-mē Definitions: 1. Excision of the larynx.
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