1. larynx

noun. ['ˈlɛrɪŋks'] a cartilaginous structure at the top of the trachea; contains elastic vocal cords that are the source of the vocal tone in speech.


  • laryngeal artery
  • speech organ
  • upper respiratory tract
  • vocal cord
  • voice box
  • vocal fold
  • Adam's apple
  • glottis
  • vocal band
  • vena laryngea
  • vocal organ
  • arteria laryngea
  • arytaenoid
  • plica vocalis
  • arytenoid
  • cartilaginous structure
  • laryngeal vein
  • arytenoid cartilage
  • organ of speech


  • λάρυγξ (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Rhymes with Larynx

  • pharynx

How do you pronounce larynx?

Pronounce larynx as ˈlɛrɪŋks.

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How do you spell larynx? Is it larnyx ?

A common misspelling of larynx is larnyx

Sentences with larynx

1. Noun, singular or mass
Other forms of cancers that lycopene can be beneficial for are those of the lungs, esophagus and larynx.