laryngostomy


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laryngostomy

 [lar″ing-gos´tah-me]
surgical creation of an artificial opening into the larynx.

lar·yn·gos·to·my

(lar'ing-gos'tŏ-mē),
The establishment of a permanent opening from the neck into the larynx.
[laryngo- + G. stoma, mouth]

laryngostomy

/lar·yn·gos·to·my/ (lar″ing-gos´tah-me) surgical fistulization of the larynx.

laryngostomy

(lăr′ĭn-gŏs′tə-mē)
n.
Surgical creation of a permanent opening into the larynx.

laryngostomy

The surgical placement of a permanent opening from the outside of the neck to the larynx, a near-extinct practice which has been superseded by tracheostomy and endotracheal intubation.

la·ryn·gos·to·my

(lar'in-gos'tŏ-mē)
The establishment of a permanent opening from the neck into the larynx.
[laryngo- + G. stoma, mouth]

laryngostomy

surgical creation of an artificial opening into the larynx.