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Physiologically, pitch is controlled by the larynx, a hollow hunk of multitalented muscle perched at the top of your neck.
Tests revealed parts of his larynx were necrotising - or rotting - and excess fluid was collecting in the voice box.
The muscles of the larynx generate sound by bringing those cords together, and modifies the pitch of that sound by varying their tension.
That’s Uncle Teddy, San Diego’s ever-present sports larynx and its unblinking set of eyes.
Butler County Coroner Andy Moore said the autopsy shows that Girard died from asphyxiation after his larynx was fractured and a neck bone broken.
These included cancers of the prostate (which declined by an average of 7.6% per year), lung and bronchus (2.4%), larynx (2.3%), colon and rectum (1.9%), esophagus (1.6%), bladder (0.8%) and brain and nervous system (0.2%).
My lungs and larynx couldn’t create the air pressure and vibrations needed to say the words floating around my mind.
The researchers say drinking alcohol is connected to mouth, pharynx, larynx, oesophagus, liver, colorectal, breast and stomach cancers, and that even small amounts can increase some of those risks.
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Definition of larynx for English Language Learners
medical : the part of your throat that contains the vocal cords
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