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The larynx is just above the windpipe (trachea). The two vocal cords
in the larynx are covered with a mucous membrane. When air passes through the
vocal cords, they vibrate and produce sound.
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerKathleen Romito, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerDonald R. Mintz, MD - Otolaryngology
Current as ofNovember 20, 2015
Current as of:
November 20, 2015
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Donald R. Mintz, MD - Otolaryngology
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