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Descriptor English:   Larynx, Artificial 
Descriptor Spanish:   Laringe Artificial 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Laringe Artificial 
Synonyms English:   Artificial Larynges
Laryngeal Prostheses
Larynges, Artificial
Prostheses, Laryngeal
Prostheses, Voice
Prosthesis, Laryngeal
Prosthesis, Voice
Voice Prostheses
Laryngeal Prosthesis
Voice Prosthesis
Artificial Larynx  
Tree Number:   E07.695.450
E07.858.082.595
Definition English:   A device, activated electronically or by expired pulmonary air, which simulates laryngeal activity and enables a laryngectomized person to speak. Examples of the pneumatic mechanical device are the Tokyo and Van Hunen artificial larynges. Electronic devices include the Western Electric electrolarynx, Tait oral vibrator, Cooper-Rand electrolarynx and the Ticchioni pipe. 
See Related English:   Speech, Alaryngeal
 
History Note English:   80 
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AE adverse effects CL classification
EC economics ES ethics
HI history MI microbiology
PS parasitology PX psychology
ST standards SN statistics & numerical data
SD supply & distribution TD trends
UT utilization VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   8010 
Unique Identifier:   D007831 

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