Part of speech: noun

The upper part of the windpipe.

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Usage examples "larynx":

  1. The larynx is opened, but the large vessels often escape. - "Aids to Forensic Medicine and Toxicology", W. G. Aitchison Robertson.
  2. Her mother was of a different larynx. - "H. R.", Edwin Lefevre.
  3. Their callosities and cheek- pouches are large, and they have a sac which communicates with the larynx under the thyroid cartilage, which fills with air when they cry out. - "Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon", Robert A. Sterndale.