What is the surgical removal of a larynx called?
Surgical removal of larynx is called Laryngectomy.
Most often laryngectomy is done to treat cancer of the larynx.
The larynx is the portion of the throat that houses the vocal chords, which allows you to produce sound. The larynx connects the nose and mouth to the lungs.
A laryngectomy will affect speaking, swallowing and breathing.