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Glossary: supraglottic laryngectomy, Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota

supraglottic laryngectomy

(SOO-pruh-GLAH-tik LAYR-in-JEK-toh-mee)

An operation to remove the supraglottis, which is part of the larynx (voice box) above the vocal cords.

2006-10-02