NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,926 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- supraglottic laryngectomy
- listen (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.