Definition, synonyms and picture of larynx

larynx

n. larynx

Translation: laringe

Definition of larynx in English

Group of fibrocartilaginous and muscular structures of conical shape, located between the trachea and the pharynx, whose main functions are to protect the lower respiratory tract and produce vocal tones.

Synonyms of larynx in English

voice box

Definition of larynx in Spanish

Conjunto de estructuras fibrocartilaginosas y musculares con forma conoide, localizado entre la tráquea y la faringe, cuya función principal es proteger la entrada de las vías respiratorias inferiores y producir la voz.

Synonyms of larynx in Spanish

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Lists where this word appears

(N) Partes aparato respiratorio II

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