Adam's apple


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Adam's apple:

see larynxlarynx
, organ of voice in mammals. Commonly known as the voice box, the larynx is a tubular chamber about 2 in. (5 cm) high, consisting of walls of cartilage bound by ligaments and membranes, and moved by muscles. The human larynx extends from the trachea, or windpipe.
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Adam's apple

the visible projection of the thyroid cartilage of the larynx at the front of the neck
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A good V goes well below your Adam's apple and well above your chest.
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She thought it was her Adam's apple, it was that visible.
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The thyroid gland is located in the neck - just below the Adam's apple.
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