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voice box

the larynx.
Origin of voice box
First recorded in 1910-15 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • This tube is larger than your thumb and is named the larynx, or voice box.

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  • While the sound is being made, there will be a slight upward pulling of the voice box, a slight tugging at the voice box.

  • Always think twice before you let anything unpleasant or unkind come out of your voice box.

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  • Whenever you like, you can blow out your breath between these folds of skin in your voice box.

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  • Of course the muscles of the mouth and throat, and the teeth and the tongue all help the voice box as much as they can.

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  • From the voice box extends the windpipe called trachea, down to the lungs.

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British Dictionary definitions for voice box

voice box

another word for the larynx related adjective laryngeal
Also called talkbox. an electronic guitar attachment with a tube into the player's mouth to modulate the sound vocally
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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voice box in Science
voice box
See larynx.
The American Heritage® Science Dictionary
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