A muscular and cartilaginous structure lined with mucous membrane at
the upper part of the → trachea in humans, in which the
→ vocal cords are
From M.Fr. larynx, from M.L. from Gk. larynx
(genitive laryngos) "the upper windpipe," probably from laimos
"throat," influenced by pharynx "throat, windpipe."
Hanjaré, from Ar. Hanjarah.
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