laryngocentesis

laryngocentesis

 [lah-ring″go-sen-te´sis]
surgical puncture of the larynx, with aspiration.

laryngocentesis

The near-extinct practice of surgically puncturing the larynx—e.g., for administering a medication through the cricothyroid membrane.

laryngocentesis

(lăr-ĭn″gō-sĕn-tē′sĭs) [″ + kentesis, puncture]
Incision or puncture of the larynx.