close
info
Search in:
Use the search below to find a dentist anywhere in the world!
Filter by category:
Filter by country:
Filter by type of treatment:
Keywords:
  • We Recommend We Recommend
    dental clinics, dental offices, dental hygienist
    We Recommend
     
    GO to Dental Clinic
  • Dental Services Dental Services
    find dental services and more
    Dental Services
     
    GO to Dental Service
  • Medical News Medical News
    read about dentistry, dental implants, cosmetic dentistry
    Medical News Smoking and dentistry
    Everybody knows that is not easy to quit smoking, but there are many reasons to do that. Here are some of these reasons. Smoking is more than just a cause of bad breath....
     
    GO to Medical News
  • Medical Dictionary Medical Dictionary
    quick access to medical terms
    Medical Dictionary Warfarin
    Warfarin is an anticoagulant drug (brand names: Coumarin, Panwarfin, Sofarin) taken to prevent the blood from clotting and to treat blood clots and overly thick blood. Warfarin is also used to...
     
    GO to Dictionary
  • Dental Products Dental Products
    medical equipment, dental supplies, dental equipment
    Dental Products
     
    GO to Dental Product
  • Case Studies Case Studies
    case study examples, medical case studies, dental case study
    Case Studies What are dental bridges?
    When a tooth is missing, a three unit bridge can be a good choice for replacing it. In a three unit bridge an artificial tooth is connected on either side to crowns which are placed on the...
     
    GO to Case Studies
  • Dental Forum Dental Forum
    dentist forums, dental fear forum, dental phobia forum and more
    Dental Forum Dental Bridges
    Topics of discussion about Dental Bridges
     
    GO to Dental Forum
1/7
Join our newsletter!
 newsletter Join our newsletter! Subscribe arr
 
» Galactosemia - Galactosemia is an inherited disorder of[...]
» Iatromelia - An ineffective or negligent medical treatment.
 


» Botox - System
   Topics of discussion about Botox

» Extractions vs Implants - System
   Topics of discussion about Extractions vs Implants
Medical Dictionary

Search all the medical terms:
# | A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z
"

Larynx

"
means:
Larynx The larynx is the portion of the breathing, or respiratory, tract containing the vocal cords which produce vocal sound. It is located between the pharynx and the trachea. The larynx, also called the voice box, is a 2-inch-long, tube-shaped organ in the neck.
We use the larynx when we breathe, talk, or swallow. Its outer wall of cartilage forms the area of the front of the neck referred to as the "Adams apple."
The vocal cords, two bands of muscle, form a "V" inside the larynx.
Each time we inhale (breathe in), air goes into our nose or mouth, then through the larynx, down the trachea, and into our lungs. When we exhale (breathe out), the air goes the other way. When we breathe, the vocal cords are relaxed, and air moves through the space between them without making any sound.
When we talk, the vocal cords tighten up and move closer together. Air from the lungs is forced between them and makes them vibrate, producing the sound of our voice. The tongue, lips, and teeth form this sound into words.
The esophagus, a tube that carries food from the mouth to the stomach, is just behind the trachea and the larynx. The openings of the esophagus and the larynx are very close together in the throat. When we swallow, a flap called the epiglottis moves down over the larynx to keep food out of the windpipe.
email  rss  print  yahoo messenger 
Terms related with "Larynx":
 
Laryngitis (1217 views) Vagus nerve (1115 views)
Mucus (1001 views) Laryngectomy (1002 views)
Cartilage (1051 views) Bariatrician (960 views)
Top searched words
C1 (cervical vertebra) (1503 views)
Maculopathy (1236 views)
Ureter (1651 views)
Tablet (1875 views)
Benign (1702 views)
Acidosis (1825 views)
Lactase (1894 views)
Defibrillation (1945 views)
Urticaria (1729 views)
Laceration (1871 views)
Jugular (1695 views)
Salabrasion (1977 views)
Macrognathia (1967 views)
Decubitus (1876 views)
Labia (1748 views)
Labial herpes (1922 views)
Labial sounds (1707 views)
Bacillus (1885 views)
Bacillus anthracis (1534 views)
Lactobacillus (1563 views)
Currently the dictionary contains 972 words and phrases from the medical field.


So far 881 words were searched trough the medical dictionary, 0 today.