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View in Spanish: Laringectomía supraglótica

Supraglottic laryngectomy (SOO-prah-GLOT-ik LA-rin-JEK-toh-mee)
An operation to remove the supraglottis, which is part of the larynx (voice box) above the vocal cords.

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.