laryng-, laryngo- +

(Greek > Modern Latin: throat, upper part of the windpipe; the vocal-chord area of the throat; the musculocartilaginous structure below the tongue root and hyoid bone and above the trachea)

Stedman's Medical Dictionary, 28th Edition, cautions users to be aware of the proper pronunciations of laryngo- (luh RING goh) and laryng- (luh RINJ): "Avoid mispronouncing this combining form lar-in' jo" or (lar IN joh).

Here is a special article about the Neck and Throat.

laryngitis
Inflammation of the mucous membrane of the larynx.
laryngitis sicca
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).
laryngograph
An instrument for making a tracing of the movements of the vocal folds.
laryngologist
Someone who specializes in the science of the anatomy, physiology, and diseases of the larynx.
laryngology
1. Systematized knowledge of the action and functions of the larynx.
2. In pathology, the department which treats of the diseases of the larynx.
laryngometry
The systematic measurement of the larynx.
laryngoparalysis
paralysis of the laryngeal muscles.
laryngopathy
Any disease of the larynx.
laryngophanton
An artificial larynx designed for illustrative purposes.
laryngopharyngectomy
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]).
laryngophone
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.
laryngophony
The sound of the voice as heard through a stethoscope when it is placed on the larynx.
laryngoplasty
Plastic surgery on the larynx to repair it or for reconstruction purposes.
laryngoplegia
Paralysis of the laryngeal muscles.

Cross references related to "neck, throat" word families: cervic-; coll-; esophag-; guttur-; nuch-; trachel-.