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"larynx" in British English

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larynxnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈlær.ɪŋks/ (plural larynxes or specialized larynges uk   /lærˈɪn.dʒiːz/ us   ) specialized
an ​organ in ​humans and ​animals between the ​nose and the ​lungs that ​contains the ​muscles that ​move very ​quickly to ​create the ​voice or ​animalsounds
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(Definition of larynx from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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larynxnoun [C]

 us   /ˈlær·ɪŋks/ (plural larynxes or larynges  /ləˈrɪn·dʒiz/ )
an ​organ in the ​throat which ​contains the ​vocalcords (= ​tissue that moves to ​produce the ​voice): Changes in a teen’s ​bodycause the larynx to ​growlarger.
(Definition of larynx from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “larynx”
in Spanish laringe…
in Vietnamese thanh quản…
in Malaysian larinks…
in Thai กล่องเสียง…
in Chinese (Simplified) 喉,喉头…
in Indonesian laring, pangkal tenggorokan…
in Chinese (Traditional) 喉,喉頭…
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