Definitions

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  • n. The surgical operation of cutting into the larynx.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The operation of cutting into the larynx, from the outside of the neck, for assisting respiration when obstructed, or for removing foreign bodies.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The operation of making an incision into the larynx, to relieve respiration when obstructed, to remove foreign bodies, or for other reasons.

Etymologies

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larynx +‎ -otomy

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