voice box

Pronunciation: (voys …)

The area of the throat containing the vocal cords and used for breathing, swallowing, and talking. Also called larynx.

Definition from: Cancer.gov

Anatomy of the larynx. The three parts of the larynx are the supraglottis (including the epiglottis), the glottis (including the vocal cords), and the subglottis.Anatomía de la laringe. Las tres partes de la laringe son la supraglotis (incluso la epiglotis), la glotis (incluso las cuerdas vocales) y la subglotis.2006-11-13 Date last modified: 2012-05-16Head and Neck CancerCáncer de cabeza y cuello