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larynx

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To live lightheartedly but not recklessly; to be gay without being boisterous; to be courageous without being bold; to show trust and cheerful resignation without fatalism—this is the art of living.
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  • IPA: /ˈlæ.ɹɪŋks/, SAMPA: /'l{rINks/, Schoolbook Phonetics: (lăʹrĭngks), Last Resort Phonetics: LAI(R)-rinks

Noun

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larynx

Plural
larynges

larynx (larynges)
  1. An organ of the neck of mammals involved in breath control, protection of the trachea and sound production, housing the vocal cords, and that is situated at the point where the upper tract splits into the trachea and the oesophagus/esophagus.

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