Definition of Larynx. Meaning of Larynx. Synonyms of Larynx

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Meaning of Larynx from wikipedia

- The larynx (/ˈlærɪŋks/), commonly called the voice box, is an organ in the top of the neck involved in breathing, producing sound and protecting the trachea...
- The Royal Aircraft Establishment Larynx (from "Long Range Gun with Lynx engine") was an early British pilotless aircraft, to be used as a guided anti-ship...
- carcinomas, reflecting their origin from the skin of the larynx. Cancer can develop in any part of the larynx, but the cure rate is affected by the location of...
- protrusion formed by the angle of the thyroid cartilage surrounding the larynx seen especially in males. The structure of the Adam's apple forms a bump...
- windpipe and the lungs. It stands open during breathing, allowing air into the larynx. During swallowing, it closes to prevent aspiration of food into the lungs...
- colloquially called the windpipe, is a cartilaginous tube that connects the larynx to the bronchi of the lungs, allowing the p****age of air, and so is present...
- structure in and around the trachea that contains the larynx. It does not completely encircle the larynx (only the cricoid cartilage encircles it). The thyroid...
- those people who have lost their voicebox, usually due to cancer of the larynx. The most common device is a handheld, battery-operated device pressed against...
- aditus, laryngeal aperture) is the opening that connects the pharynx and the larynx. Its borders are formed by: the free curved edge of the epiglottis, anteriorly...
- muscles of the larynx except for the cricothyroid muscle. The RLN is important for speaking, breathing and swallowing. The primary larynx-related functions...
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