adjective see laryngectomy

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • laryngectomized — v. surgically remove the larynx (Medicine) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • speech — /speech/, n. 1. the faculty or power of speaking; oral communication; ability to express one s thoughts and emotions by speech sounds and gesture: Losing her speech made her feel isolated from humanity. 2. the act of speaking: He expresses… …   Universalium

  • laryngectomy — noun (plural mies) Date: circa 1888 surgical removal of all or part of the larynx • laryngectomized adjective …   New Collegiate 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

  • artificial larynx — an electromechanical device that enables a laryngectomized person to speak. When it is placed against the region of the laryngectomy a buzzing sound is produced, which is converted into simulated speech by movements of the organs of articulation… …   Medical dictionary

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