\lˈaɹɪŋks], \lˈaɹɪŋks], \l_ˈa_ɹ_ɪ_ŋ_k_s]\
Definitions of LARYNX
- 2010 - Medical Dictionary Database
- 1919 - The Winston Simplified Dictionary
- 1898 - Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today.
- 1899 - The american dictionary of the english language.
- 1894 - The Clarendon dictionary
- 1919 - The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language
- 1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
- 1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
- 1846 - Medical lexicon: a dictionary of medical science
- 1898 - American pocket medical dictionary
- 1916 - Appleton's medical dictionary
- 1871 - The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language
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By DataStellar Co., Ltd
By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
By William R. Warner
By Daniel Lyons
By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman
By James Champlin Fernald
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
The apparatus of voice is situate at the superior and anterior part of the neck; and at the top of the trachea, with which it communicates. It is composed of four cartilages, - the thyroid, cricoid, and two arytenoid; is moved by a number of muscles, and lined by a mucous membrane, having certain membranous reflections, constituting the superior ligaments of the glottis, etc. The vessels and nerves of the larynx are called Laryngeal. The larynx is destined to give passage to the air, in the act of respiration, and to impress upon it certain modifications, which constitute voice. Its dimensions vary in different individuals. In men, it is always larger, and situate lower, than in women.
By Robley Dunglison
By Willam Alexander Newman Dorland
The organ of voice, situated at the superior anterior part of the neck, below the tongue and the hyoid bone, lying in the median line of the body, and extending down to the trachea. It consists of three single cartilages (the thyroid, the cricoid, and that of the epiglottis) and three paired (the arytenoid, the cornicula laryngis, and the cuneiform cartilages). It contains the vocal bands.
By Smith Ely Jelliffe
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