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Recent Examples on the Web But that notion is based on monkey-cadaver research from the 1960s, when tools to see live voice boxes didn’t exist. Jessica Boddy, Popular Science, "If monkeys could speak, they’d probably be trolls," 2 Feb. 2020 For centuries, researchers have studied how the shapes formed by the human vocal tract—which runs from the larynx, or voice box, to the mouth and nasal cavity—affect the sounds that emerge from it. Sophie Bushwick, Scientific American, "3-D Printing Gives Voice to a 3,000-Year-Old Mummy," 23 Jan. 2020 Tight end Miller Forristall, who is working back from a throat/voice box injury, was once again practicing. Matt Zenitz | Mzenitz@al.com, al, "Alabama practice report: Freshman DB still not practicing," 18 Dec. 2019 The researchers then synthesized Nesyamun’s voice by 3D printing a model of his airway and connecting it to an electronic larynx, an artificial voice box that provides a noise source. Erin Malsbury, Science | AAAS, "The dead speak! Scientists re-create voice of 3000-year-old mummy," 23 Jan. 2020 In 2015, Nickelback had a concert scheduled in Cincinnati but had to cancel when lead vocalist Chad Kroeger was diagnosed with a cyst on his voice box. Briana Rice, Cincinnati.com, "Nickelback is coming to Cincinnati and yes, they are definitely going to play 'Photograph'," 21 Jan. 2020 Tight end Miller Forristall is currently out six weeks for an injury to his voice box. Michael Casagrande | Mcasagrande@al.com, al, "Making sense of snake bit Alabama’s season of bizarre injuries, why it’s not like 2017," 19 Nov. 2019 Young Thug at the Anthem: Ever since Young Thug landed on the musical landscape like an alien visiting our planet, rap purists haven’t known what to make of the iconoclast with the chameleonic voice box and outré fashion sense. Washington Post, "15 things to do in the D.C. area this week," 21 Oct. 2019 Najee Harris left with a bum ankle and Miller Forristall is out for six week with a rare throat/voice box injury. Michael Casagrande | Mcasagrande@al.com, al, "The stories to follow as Alabama-LSU week dawns," 4 Nov. 2019

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1835, in the meaning defined above

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“Voice box.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/voice%20box. Accessed 16 Jul. 2020.

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: the part of the throat that contains the vocal cords

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