Definition of larynx noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈlærɪŋks//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈlærɪŋks//
(pl. larynges
BrE BrE//ləˈrɪndʒiːz//
; NAmE NAmE//ləˈrɪndʒiːz//
(anatomy) Internal anatomy
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the area at the top of the throat that contains the vocal cords synonym voice box See related entries: Internal anatomy Word Originlate 16th cent.: modern Latin, from Greek larunx.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: larynx