from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A plural of larynx.

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  • n. Plural form of larynx. in technical use.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Latin plural of larynx.


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  • And each year, like clockwork, someone claims this day is upon us—that we can toss out our keyboards and warm up our larynges for a new relationship with our machines.

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  • Their larynges evolved to produce vibrations in a fluid medium, by drawing liquid or air inward.

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  • In severely stenosed tuberculous larynges a tracheotomy should first be done, for though the reaction is slight it might be sufficient to close a narrowed glottis.

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  • We know that there exist women with beards, masculine larynges, and a masculine type of thorax; and, on the other hand, men with feminine mammæ, feminine larynges, and a feminine type of pelvis.

    The Sexual Life of the Child

  • I crave leave to remind the solicitudinarians sounding these loud alarums on their several larynges that by persons of understanding men are respected, not for what they do, but for what they are, and that one public functionary will stand as high in their esteem as another if as high in character.

    The Shadow On The Dial, and Other Essays 1909

  • The search for a more lifelike, and individualized, voice has gone on for some time, but scientists from the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa, have finally designed a device that approximates actual speech in people with damaged larynges.

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