Latest Larynx Stories
Children and adults will be opening up brand new toys and gadgets this week, many with button batteries.
According to a new study, beatboxing may actually be less harmful to the vocal cords than conventional singing.
Koalas have the appearance of a living teddy bear, inviting many of us to assume they are cute and placid. When mating season starts, however, the males produce a bellow that defies their size and cuteness.
A new study on elephant vocalizations reveals that although these magnificent beasts share striking similarities with human vocalizations, as discovered in research last year, there are several key differences between how we make sounds and elephants trumpet theirs.
Researchers have successfully used vocal training to reduce some of the voice problems experienced by older rats and their work could ultimately lead to new treatment options for aging humans experiencing similar issues.
Testing and imaging revealed a benign tumor that extended both inside and outside the larynx (voice box) and trachea (wind pipe), a condition so rare that there are fewer than 50 such reported
According to a new study, the style of a person’s speech may help listeners guess their gender just as much as the high or low pitch of their voice.
African elephants are known to communicate with infrasound - extremely low-pitched vocalizations - over a distance of miles. These infrasounds are at a very low frequency rate and are generally below the threshold of human hearing.
When lions and tigers roar loudly and deeply – terrifying every creature within earshot – they are somewhat like human babies crying for attention, although their voices are much deeper.
Koalas have a well-earned reputation for being dopey. Sleeping 19 hours out of every 24, and feeding for 3 of the remaining 5 hours, there doesn't seem to be much time for anything else in their lethargic lifestyle: that is until the mating season.
The larynx is an organ that is located within the throat, commonly referred to as the “voicebox”. While the larynx is the primary organ responsible for voice production, it is also crucial in breathing and protecting the airway structures. Location and Structure The larynx is a tube-shaped organ with an average length of four inches. It is located between the hypopharynx and the trachea. It is divided into three sections labeled supraglottis, glottis, and subglottis. The skeletal...
The cricothyroid ligament makes up the largest part of the laryngeal membrane, consisting of a median (anterior) and twin lateral ligaments. The median cricothyroid ligament is a flat band of white tissue joining the cricoid and thyroid cartilages. The lateral cricothyroid ligament is also known as the conus elasticus. The main function of the ligament is to keep the cricoid and thyroid from traveling too far. This ligament is cut during emergency cricothyrotomy. Image Caption: Larynx -...
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