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pharynx

The throat. This is a muscular tube about 10cm long that extends from the back of the nose to the top of the larynx and oesophagus….

larynx

The voice box. The larynx houses the vocal cords and connects the pharynx with the trachea.

pharyngectomy

The surgical removal of part or all of the pharynx….

laryngopharyngectomy

The surgical removal of part or all of the larynx and pharynx.

laryngoscopy

A procedure that allows the doctor to closely examine the larynx and pharynx using a tube inserted into your mouth and throat (laryngoscope).