noun (plural larynges (technical), larynxes (informal))
- 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.
- Dutch: strottenhoofd
- French: larynx
- German: Kehlkopf
- Italian: laringe
- Italian, laringe
- Spanish: laringe
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