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Word! Larynx

Larynx

(En español: Laringe)

Say: LAIR-inks

If you can sing "la la la," then you have a larynx! It's the fancy word for the voice box, which works with air from your lungs to let you talk, whisper, sing, and yell. Thanks, larynx!

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