The definition of larynx is the structure at the upper part of the human trachea that contains the vocal cords or a similar structure in other creatures.(noun)
An example of the larynx is the combination of muscle and cartilage which is used for speech.
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noun pl. la·ryn·ges (lə-rĭnˈjēz) or lar·ynx·es
Origin: New Latin
Origin: , from Greek larunx.
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