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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 animal sounds
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Translations of “larynx”
in Vietnamese thanh quản…
in Spanish laringe…
in Thai กล่องเสียง…
in Malaysian larinks…
in Chinese (Traditional) 喉,喉頭…
in Indonesian laring, pangkal tenggorokan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 喉,喉头…
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