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n. pl. la·ryn·ges (lə-rĭn′jēz) or lar·ynx·es
The part of the respiratory tract between the pharynx and the trachea, having walls of cartilage and muscle and containing the vocal cords enveloped in folds of mucous membrane.
[New Latin, from Greek larunx.]
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n, pl larynges (ləˈrɪndʒiːz) , larynxes
(Anatomy) a cartilaginous and muscular hollow organ forming part of the air passage to the lungs: in higher vertebrates it contains the vocal cords
[C16: from New Latin larynx, from Greek larunx]
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n., pl. la•ryn•ges (ləˈrɪn dʒiz) lar•ynx•es.
a muscular and cartilaginous structure at the upper part of the vertebrate trachea, in which the vocal cords are located.
[1570–80; < New Latin < Greek lárynx, s. laryng-]
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The upper part of the trachea in most vertebrate animals, containing the vocal cords. Air passes through the larynx on the way to the lungs. Also called voice box.
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The cartilaginous voice box containing the vocal cords. It lies in the middle of the front of the neck, at the top of the trachea and below the pharynx.
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|Noun||1.||larynx - 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
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
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
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larynx[ˈlærɪŋks] N (larynxes or larynges (pl)) [ləˈrɪndʒiːz] → laringe f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
larynx[ˈlærɪŋks] n → larynx m
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Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
larynx[ˈlærɪŋks] n (Anat) → laringe f
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
1. parte del tracto respiratorio situado en la parte superior de la tráquea;
2. órgano de la voz.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
larynxn (pl larynges o larynxes) laringe f
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