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(adj. Laryngeal) voice Box. A cartilaginous structure at the top of the trachea; contains elastic vocal cords that are the source of the vocal tone in speech.The upper part of the trachea that is surrounded by cartilage which helps to protect the throat and vocal chords situated there.

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1) sound is made in vocal cords, not in lungs Yes sound is made in the vocal cords, which are parts of the larynx...by vibrating air expelled from the lungs. Sound can also be made by the esophagus, which is known as esophageal speech, which is an alternative to using an electrolarynx ...

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by NMLevesque
Wed Nov 20, 2013 10:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Are bidirectional lungs essential for human speech?
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Passive smoking

... Cancer of different body organs is largely associated with smoking. The affected organ may be lungs, esophagus, liver, kidney, cervix, pharynx, larynx, throat, bladder, or even bone marrow. Other biological effects include various complications during pregnancy, damage of digestive system, respiratory ...

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by brylle28
Tue Nov 15, 2011 10:24 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Passive smoking
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Views: 16842

Re: evolution debate

... there is no intelligent designer because 1. some designs in biology are inefficient, wasteful and/or not very well designed (ei redundancy of the larynx nerve in giraffes). To the people that feel ID is valid, this argument just doesn't hold water...its a poor argument because is begins in incorrect ...

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by dryan
Tue Jul 05, 2011 11:02 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: evolution debate
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Views: 47480

Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... Bad design is bad design whatever later improvment come afterwards. Human have the ribcage of tetrapods, in spite of being bipedals; our larynx and excretion system should not have been connected the way they are if they had been designed. But there never was design or intent, just random ...

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by canalon
Fri Apr 15, 2011 3:28 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
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Views: 1127872

Theories - Origin of Life

... the creator/ designer. No fair claiming god created evolution while saying evolution didn't happen. Incidentally, part of the nerve supply to the larynx , the recurrent laryngeal nerve, is another example of Rube Goldburg type design. The nerve starts as a cranial nerve , XI ? I don't recall exactly. ...

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Thu Apr 14, 2011 7:07 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
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