voice box


Definition of voice box

: larynx

Examples of voice box in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In fact, the key to fine structure may be the avian voice box. Adam Fishbein, Scientific American, 1 May 2022 According to the Cleveland Clinic, stellate ganglion block (SGB) is an injection of medication into the stellate ganglion, a part of the sympathetic nervous system that is located in the neck, on either side of the voice box. Serena Coady, SELF, 15 Apr. 2022 Ogitsu had a laryngectomy, a surgery in which all or part of the larynx -- also known as the voice box -- is removed. Michelle Cohan, CNN, 22 Mar. 2022 The symptoms include swelling around the voice box, windpipe, and bronchi (two large tubes that funnel air from your windpipe to your lungs). Serena Coady, SELF, 21 Mar. 2022 He was scheduled to undergo another surgery on his voice box Thursday in which surgeons will replace a throat stent and further assess the damage. Lawrence Andrea, The Indianapolis Star, 3 Mar. 2022 Today’s amphibians, reptiles and mammals all possess a larynx, or voice box, near the top of their airway. Michael B. Habib, Scientific American, 1 Jan. 2022 Since the voice box and the airway are at the front of the neck, a fracture can impact two parts of the body. Charlie Goldsmith, USA TODAY, 12 Oct. 2021 This procedure is done to replace half the voice box. AZCentral.com, 13 June 2021 See More

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First Known Use of voice box

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 9 Aug. 2022.

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