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voice box

noun
1.
the larynx.
Origin
1910-1915
1910-15
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Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Examples from the web for voice box
  • It is a rarely preserved bone in the larynx, or voice box, that supports muscles of the throat and tongue.
  • She extracted the voice box, which was bigger than she was.
  • Some voice disorders are caused by uncontrolled muscle actions that affect the larynx or voice box.
British Dictionary definitions for voice box

voice box

noun
1.
another word for the larynx related adjective laryngeal
2.
Also called talkbox. an electronic guitar attachment with a tube into the player's mouth to modulate the sound vocally
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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voice box in Science
voice box
  (vois)   
See larynx.
The American Heritage® Science Dictionary
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