How does the word sound?
History of this Word
"laryngo" is from "larugx" (larynx) spoken by people of Greece starting about 1000 B.C.
A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "larynx" or "vocal organ" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.
Examples of how the word is used
|The larynx (voice box) is visualized, most typically with the use of a small, lighted tube (laryngoscope).|
|Laryngitis is characterized by a weak, hoarse, gravely voice.|