Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Surgical removal of part or all of the larynx.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The excision of the larynx.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Surg.) Excision of the larynx.

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  • noun surgery The surgical removal of part or all of the larynx. It is most often performed in cases of laryngeal cancer.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

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

Etymologies

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From larynx + -ectomy

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