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Larynx

Larynx

Larynx (voice box)

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The larynx is just above the windpipe (trachea). The two vocal cords in the larynx are covered with a mucous membrane. When air passes through the vocal cords, they vibrate and produce sound.

By Healthwise Staff
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
Donald R. Mintz, MD - Otolaryngology
Last Revised May 28, 2013

Last Revised: May 28, 2013

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Donald R. Mintz, MD - Otolaryngology

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