what is the difference between larynx & pharynx?

Asked by kotamrajusai | 25th Sep, 2010, 01:13: PM

Expert Answer:

The larynx, commonly called the voice box, is an organ in the neck of mammals involved in protecting the trachea and sound production. It manipulates pitch and volume.
The pharynx is the part of the neck and throat situated immediately behind the mouth and nasal cavity. The pharynx is part of the digestive system and respiratory system of many organisms.

Answered by  | 25th Sep, 2010, 08:10: PM

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