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laryngectomy

lar·yn·gec·to·my

laryngectomy

 
pronunciation:
lae rIn jek t mi
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part of speech: noun
inflections: laryngectomies
definition: an operation in which all or part of the larynx is removed.
Word Parts
The word laryngectomy contains the following parts:
ec, ect, ecto Greek root that means out, outside
synonyms:
ex-, exo-, extr-, extra-, exter-