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Throat

A throat generally refers to a narrow part of a passage. In vertebrate anatomy, it refers to the gullet or windpipe, i.e.... Read More

Vocal cords deserve the applause

The vocal cords are twin folds of throat muscle stretched horizontally across the voice box, or larynx. When breathing, air... Read More

Pipe

pipe 1. A wind instrument of music, consisting of a tube or tubes of straw, reed, wood, or metal; any tube which produces... Read More

Trachea

trachea The windpipe. A fibrocartilaginous tube lined with mucous membrane passing from the larynx to the... Read More

Bronchus

Bronchus (Science: anatomy chest medicine) Any of the larger air passages of the lungs, having an outer fibrous coat with... Read More

Stifle

stifle 1. To stop the breath of by crowding something into the windpipe, or introducing an irrespirable substance into the... Read More