larynx: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (lar'ingks), [key]
— pl. la•ryn•ges lar•ynx•es.
- a muscular and cartilaginous structure lined with mucous membrane at the upper part of the trachea in humans, in which the vocal cords are located.
- a similar vocal organ in other mammals.
- a corresponding structure in certain lower animals.
- larynx (Thesaurus)