The structure of muscle and cartilage at the top of the trachea (windpipe) and below the tongue that holds the vocal cords. Movements within the structure alter the vocal cords changing the frequency of sound or pitch.

LARYNX: "It is hard to sing when you have an infection in your larynx."
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