laryngeal pouch

noun
variants: or less commonly laryngeal sac or laryngeal saccule

Definition of laryngeal pouch

: a saccular expansion of the lateral wall cavity of the larynx between the true and false vocal cords that is greatly developed in certain monkeys (as the orang)

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“Laryngeal pouch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/laryngeal%20pouch. Accessed 20 Jan. 2022.

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