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The slight projection at the front of the throat formed by the largest cartilage of the larynx, usually more prominent in men than in women.
[Ultimately translation of French pomme d'Adam, pomegranate, Adam's apple (sense influenced by Arabic rummāna, pomegranate, Adam's apple) : pomme, apple + de, of + Adam, Adam.]
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(Anatomy) the visible projection of the thyroid cartilage of the larynx at the front of the neck
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a projection of the thyroid cartilage at the front of the neck.
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|Noun||1.||Adam's apple - tropical shrub having glossy foliage and fragrant nocturnal flowers with crimped or wavy corollas; northern India to Thailand|
coffee rose, crape jasmine, crepe gardenia, crepe jasmine, East Indian rosebay, Nero's crown, pinwheel flower, Tabernaemontana divaricate
|2.||Adam's apple - the largest cartilage of the larynx|
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Adam's applen → pomo d'Adamo
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
n. nuez de Adán.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
Adam’s applen manzana or nuez f de Adán
English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.