laryngotracheotomy


laryngotracheotomy
n. surgical opening of the larynx and trachea (Medicine)

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • laryngotracheotomy — la*ryn go*tra che*ot o*my, n. [Larynx + tracheotomy.] (Surg.) The operation of cutting into the larynx and the upper part of the trachea, a frequent operation for obstruction to breathing. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • laryngotracheotomy — la·ryn·go·tra·che·ot·o·my (lə ring″go tra″ke otґo me) [laryngo + tracheotomy] incision of the larynx and trachea …   Medical dictionary


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