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syrinx

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noun syr·inx \ˈsir-iŋ(k)s\

Medical Definition of syrinx

plural syringes \sə-ˈriŋ-ˌgēz, -ˈrin-ˌjēz\play play or syrinxes

  1. 1:  the vocal organ of birds that is a special modification of the lower part of the trachea or of the bronchi or of both

  2. 2:  a pathological cavity in the brain or spinal cord especially in syringomyelia




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