partial laryngectomy

(redirected from horizontal laryngectomy)

partial laryngectomy

incomplete resection of the larynx in which the supraglottic portion is removed preserving the vocal cords.

par·tial la·ryn·gec·to·my

(pahr'shăl lar'in-jek'tŏ-mē)
Incomplete resection of the larynx in which the supraglottic portion is removed, preserving the vocal cords.
Synonym(s): horizontal laryngectomy, supraglottic laryngectomy.
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