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n. pl. sy·rin·ges (sə-rĭn′jēz, -rĭng′gēz) or syr·inx·es
1. Music See panpipe.
2. Zoology The vocal organ of a bird, consisting of thin vibrating muscles at or close to the division of the trachea into the bronchi.

[Latin sȳrinx, from Greek sūrinx.]

sy·rin′ge·al (sə-rĭn′jē-əl) adj.


n, pl syringes (sɪˈrɪndʒiːz) or syrinxes
1. (Zoology) the vocal organ of a bird, which is situated in the lower part of the trachea
2. (Instruments) (in classical Greek music) a panpipe or set of panpipes
3. (Anatomy) anatomy another name for the Eustachian tube
[C17: via Latin from Greek surinx pipe]
syringeal adj


(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth a nymph who was changed into a reed to save her from the amorous pursuit of Pan. From this reed Pan then fashioned his musical pipes


(ˈsɪr ɪŋks)

n., pl. sy•rin•ges (səˈrɪn dʒiz) syr•inx•es.
1. the vocal organ of birds, situated in the lower part of the trachea where it divides into the bronchi.
[1600–10; < Greek sŷrinx pipe]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.syrinx - a primitive wind instrument consisting of several parallel pipes bound togethersyrinx - a primitive wind instrument consisting of several parallel pipes bound together
pipe - a tubular wind instrument
2.syrinx - the vocal organ of a bird
bird - warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
anatomical structure, bodily structure, body structure, complex body part, structure - a particular complex anatomical part of a living thing; "he has good bone structure"


n. Gr. syrinx.
1. fístula;
2. tubo o conducto.
References in classic literature ?
Have we not seen, or by relation heard, In courts and regal chambers how thou lurk'st, In wood or grove, by mossy fountain-side, In valley or green meadow, to waylay Some beauty rare, Calisto, Clymene, Daphne, or Semele, Antiopa, Or Amymone, Syrinx, many more Too long--then lay'st thy scapes on names adored, Apollo, Neptune, Jupiter, or Pan, Satyr, or Faun, or Silvan?
The un-deployed stent was positioned just cranial to the opening of the syrinx.
1620) is believed to have been made in his master's studio, and Jordaens's Pan and Syrinx (c.
In Debussy's Syrinx her tone was lithe and sinuous matching the composer's languorous music, becoming ripe and fulsome in Michel Legrand's soupily romantic La Valse de Lilas.
We used the time and frequency cursors in Syrinx to identify all songs sung from the beginning of each male's dawn bout until the male stopped singing for at least 5 min consecutively.
The pan pipe, or syrinx, is an ancient instrument; it was mentioned in Homer's Iliad and was known in ancient Egypt.
A harp it seems to be, a syrinx, a tambourine, a trumpet, the neck of a lute [.
Furthermore, craniocervical magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) (especially FLAIR sequence) found cerebellar tonsillar herniation compatible with the Chiari type I malformation in the accompanying syrinx cavity in the cervical spinal cord (Figure 5).
Syringomyelia is the buildup of spinal fluid in a spinal cord cavity called a syrinx.
Wind instruments were mainly three, the Aulos, Syrinx, and Salpinx.
Keywords: Arnold-Chiari malformation, Chiari malformation, hindbrain herniation, quality of life, syringomyelia, syrinx