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 (Dictionary.com).
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.