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laryngeal

[luh-rin-jee-uh l, lar-uh n-jee-uh l] /ləˈrɪn dʒi əl, ˌlær ənˈdʒi əl/
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, or located in the larynx.
2.
Phonetics. articulated in the larynx.
noun
3.
Phonetics. a laryngeal sound.
4.
Historical Linguistics. one of several hypothetical phonemes assumed to have existed in Proto-Indo-European and to have been lost in most later Indo-European languages after having modified some contiguous consonants and vowels.
Also, laryngal
[luh-ring-guh l] /ləˈrɪŋ gəl/ (Show IPA)
.
Origin
1785-1795
1785-95; < Neo-Latin larynge(us) of, pertaining to the larynx (see laryng-, -eous) + -al1
Related forms
laryngeally, adverb
postlaryngal, adjective
postlaryngeal, adjective
sublaryngal, adjective
sublaryngeal, adjective
sublaryngeally, adverb
superlaryngeal, adjective
superlaryngeally, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for sublaryngal

laryngeal

/ˌlærɪnˈdʒiːəl; ləˈrɪndʒɪəl/
adjective
1.
of or relating to the larynx
2.
(phonetics) articulated at the larynx; glottal
Derived Forms
laryngeally, adverb
Word Origin
C18: from New Latin laryngeus of the larynx
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Word Origin and History for sublaryngal

laryngeal

adj.

1795, from medical Latin laryngeus, from Greek larynx (see larynx) + English -al (1).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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sublaryngal in Medicine

laryngeal la·ryn·ge·al (lə-rĭn'jē-əl, -jəl, lār'ən-jē'əl) or la·ryn·gal (lə-rĭng'gəl)
adj.
Of, relating to, affecting, or near the larynx.

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