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voice box

n.
The larynx.

voice box

n
1. (Anatomy) another word for the larynx
2. (Instruments) Also called: talkbox an electronic guitar attachment with a tube into the player's mouth to modulate the sound vocally

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n.
the larynx.
[1910–15]

voice box

(vois)
See larynx.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.voice box - a cartilaginous structure at the top of the tracheavoice box - a cartilaginous structure at the top of the trachea; contains elastic vocal cords that are the source of the vocal tone in speech
glottis - the vocal apparatus of the larynx; the true vocal folds and the space between them where the voice tone is generated
organ of speech, speech organ, vocal organ - any of the organs involved in speech production
arteria laryngea, laryngeal artery - either of two arteries that supply blood to the larynx
laryngeal vein, vena laryngea - one of two veins draining the larynx
upper respiratory tract - the nose and throat and trachea
arytaenoid, arytenoid, arytenoid cartilage - either of two small cartilages at the back of the larynx to which the vocal folds are attached
thyroid cartilage, Adam's apple - the largest cartilage of the larynx
plica vocalis, vocal band, vocal cord, vocal fold - either of two pairs of folds of mucous membrane projecting into the larynx
cartilaginous structure - body structure given shape by cartilage

voice box

noun
Related words
technical name larynx
adjective laryngeal
Translations

voice box

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