Inflammation of the mucous membrane of the larynx.
Characterized by dryness and crusting of the mucous membrane of the larynx.
laryngitis stridulosa (spasmodic laryngitis)
Infectious inflammation of the larynx in children, accompanied by night attacks of spasmodic closure of the glottis, causing inspiratory stridor (crowing sound during the inspiratory [inhalation or breathing in] phase of respiration due to pathology [disease] involving the epiglottis or larynx).
An instrument for making a tracing of the movements of the vocal folds.
Someone who specializes in the science of the anatomy, physiology, and diseases of the larynx.
1. Systematized knowledge of the action and functions of the larynx.
2. In pathology, the department which treats of the diseases of the larynx.
The systematic measurement of the larynx.
paralysis of the laryngeal muscles.
laryngopathy (s) (noun)
, laryngopathies (pl)
Any disease of the larynx: Examples of laryngopathy can be vocal cord cancer, laryngeal papillomatosis, and vocal cord paralysis among others.
An artificial larynx designed for illustrative purposes.
Resection, or excision, of both the larynx and the pharynx (hollow tube that starts behind the nose and ends at the top of the trachea [windpipe] and esophagus [the tube that goes to the stomach]).
1. A communication-system transmitter in which the vibration-receiving diaphragm is strapped to the throat over the larynx from which it receives speech vibrations directly.
2. A microphone designed to be placed or attached to the throat so as to pick up the voice directly with little intrusion of other sounds.
The sound of the voice as heard through a stethoscope when it is placed on the larynx.
Plastic surgery on the larynx to repair it or for reconstruction purposes.
Paralysis of the laryngeal muscles.
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