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larynx (n.)

"cartilaginous cavity in the upper windpipe where vocal sounds are made," 1570s, from French larynx (16c.), via medical Latin, from Greek larynx (genitive laryngos) "the upper windpipe," which is probably from laimos "throat" (a word of uncertain etymology) but influenced by pharynx "throat, windpipe" (see pharynx).

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Definitions of larynx

larynx (n.)
a cartilaginous structure at the top of the trachea; contains elastic vocal cords that are the source of the vocal tone in speech;
Synonyms: voice box
From wordnet.princeton.edu