laryngeal pouch

noun

variants or less commonly laryngeal sac or laryngeal saccule
: 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 18 Apr. 2024.

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