noun, plural sy·rin·ges [suh-rin-jeez], /səˈrɪn dʒiz/, syr·inx·es.
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Near the lower end of the trachea, just above the lungs, there is a specialized organ of the bird's throat called the syrinx.
They lighted torches and went through the syrinx, a winding tunnel painted with gigantic figures of gods and with hieroglyphics.The Tour|Louis Couperus
"There is one fear in my heart, kind stranger," said Syrinx earnestly.Half a Hundred Hero Tales|Various
The syrinx or musical apparatus is, in most, well developed.Elementary Zoology, Second Edition|Vernon L. Kellogg
It must not be supposed, however, that the syrinx does not perform an important function in the production of avian melody.