Laryngotome La*ryn"go*tome, n. (Surg.) An instrument for performing laryngotomy. [1913 Webster]

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  • laryngotome — Surg. (ləˈrɪŋgəʊtəʊm) [f. laryngo + Gr. τόµος cutter.] An instrument for performing laryngotomy (Mayne Expos. Lex. 1855) …   Useful english dictionary

  • laryngotome — la·ryn·go·tome (lə ringґgo tōm) an instrument used in incising the larynx …   Medical dictionary

  • laringotom — laringotóm s. n., pl. laringotoáme Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  LARINGOTÓM s.n. Instrument folosit în laringologie. [< fr. laryngotome]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 16.05.2005. Sursa: DN  LARINGOTÓM s. n. instrument …   Dicționar Român

  • Laryngotomy — is the surgical operation of cutting into the larynx, possibly with specialized equipment such as a laryngotome. The surgical creation of a permanent opening in the larynx is referred to as laryngostomy. Laryngotomy is an important procedure in… …   Wikipedia

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