Having to do with the larynx.

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  • Laryngeal — Lar yn*ge al, a. [From {Larynx}.] Of or pertaining to the larynx; adapted to operations on the larynx; as, laryngeal forceps. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Laryngeal — may mean *pertaining to the larynx *in Indo European linguistics, a consonant postulated in the laryngeal theory *in phonetics, an alternate term for glottal sounds …   Wikipedia

  • laryngeal — [lə rin′jē əl, lə rin′jəl] adj. 1. of, in, or near the larynx 2. used for treating the larynx 3. Phonet. articulated in, or by constriction of, the larynx n. a laryngeal sound …   English World dictionary

  • laryngeal — 1795, from medical L. laryngeus, from Gk. larynx (see LARYNX (Cf. larynx)) + English AL (Cf. al) (1) …   Etymology dictionary

  • laryngeal — I. adjective Date: 1795 1. of, relating to, or used on the larynx < a laryngeal obstruction > 2. produced by or with constriction of the larynx < laryngeal articulation of sounds > II. noun Date: circa 1902 1. an anato …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • laryngeal — laryngeally, adv. /leuh rin jee euhl, lar euhn jee euhl/, adj. 1. of, pertaining to, or located in the larynx. 2. Phonet. articulated in the larynx. n. 3. Phonet. a laryngeal sound. 4. Historical Ling. one of several hypothetical phonemes assumed …   Universalium

  • laryngeal — 1. adjective /ləˈrɪn.dʒi.əl,læɹˈɪn.dʒəl,ˌlæɹ.ɪnˈdʒiː.əl,ləˈrɪn.dʒi.əl,ˌlæɹ.ɪnˈdʒiː.əl/ Of or pertaining to a larynx or larynges. 2. noun /ləˈrɪn.dʒi.əl,læɹˈɪn.dʒəl,ˌlæɹ.ɪnˈdʒiː.əl,ləˈrɪn.dʒi.əl,ˌlæɹ.ɪnˈdʒiː.əl/ a) A laryngeal sound, a sound… …   Wiktionary

  • Laryngeal — Having to do with the larynx (the voice box). * * * Relating in any way to the larynx. * * * la·ryn·geal lə rin j(ē )əl, .lar ən jē əl adj of, relating to, affecting, or used on the larynx la·ryn·geal·ly ē adv laryngeal n an anatomical part (as a …   Medical dictionary

  • laryngeal — la•ryn•ge•al [[t]ləˈrɪn dʒi əl, ˌlær ənˈdʒi əl[/t]] also la•ryn•gal [[t]ləˈrɪŋ gəl[/t]] adj. 1) anat. of, pertaining to, or located in the larynx 2) phn (of a speech sound) articulated in the larynx; glottal 3) phn a laryngeal speech sound 4)… …   From formal English to slang

  • Laryngeal cancer — may also be called cancer of the larynx or laryngeal carcinoma. Most laryngeal cancers are squamous cell carcinomas, reflecting their origin from the squamous cells which form the majority of the laryngeal epithelium. Cancer can develop in any… …   Wikipedia

  • Laryngeal paralysis — in animals is a condition in which the nerves and muscles that move one or both aretynoid cartilages of the larynx cease to function, and instead of opening during vigorous inspiration and closing during swallowing, the aretynoids hang loosely in …   Wikipedia

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