Definition of “larynx” - English Dictionary

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“larynx” in British English

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larynxnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈlær.ɪŋks/ us /ˈler.ɪŋks/ plural larynxes or specialized larynges uk /lærˈɪn.dʒiːz/ us specialized

(Definition of “larynx” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“larynx” in American English

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larynxnoun [ C ]

us /ˈlær·ɪŋks/ plural larynxes or larynges /ləˈrɪn·dʒiz/

an organ in the throat which contains the vocal cords (= tissue that moves to produce the voice):

Changes in a teen’s body cause the larynx to grow larger.

(Definition of “larynx” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)