noun Date: 1956 a person who has undergone laryngectomy

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  • Laryngectomee — A person who has had his or her larynx (voice box) removed. A partial laryngectomy preserves the voice. The surgeon removes only part of the voice box, just one vocal cord, part of a cord, or just the epiglottis, and the stoma is temporary. After …   Medical dictionary

  • laryngectomee — noun Someone who has undergone laryngectomy …   Wiktionary

  • laryngectomee — n. person who has undergone a surgical removal of the voice box (Medicine) …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • laryngectomee — ˌlarə̇n|jektə|mē noun ( s) Etymology: laryngectomy + ee : a person who has undergone laryngectomy …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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… …   Medical dictionary

  • Laryngectomy — Interventions infobox Name = PAGENAME Caption = ICD10 = ICD9 = 30.2 ICD9 mult = ICD9proc|30.3 ICD9proc|30.4 MeshID = D007825 OtherCodes = Laryngectomy is the removal of the larynx and separation of the airway from the mouth, nose, and esophagus.… …   Wikipedia

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  • laryngect — lar·yn·gect lar ən .jekt n LARYNGECTOMEE …   Medical dictionary

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