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lar•ynx



Pronunciation: (lar'ingks), [key]
n.,
pl. la•ryn•gesPronunciation: (lu-rin'jēz), [key] lar•ynx•es.

1. Anat.a muscular and cartilaginous structure lined with mucous membrane at the upper part of the trachea in humans, in which the vocal cords are located.
2. Zool.
a. a similar vocal organ in other mammals.
b. a corresponding structure in certain lower animals.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

laryngotrachealLasa
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