Sketch larynx and explain its function in your own words.

AcademicPhysicsNCERTClass 8

To do:

We have to sketch the larynx and explain its function in our own words.

Let us get to know what is larynx and what are its functions:


The larynx is a part of the throat at the top of the neck known as the voice box. There are two vocal cords found inside the larynx and a small narrow gap between the two vocal cords is known as the trachea$(wind\ pipe)$. 

Functions of the larynx:

The larynx is an organ that is responsible for the production of sound. The small gap$(trachea)$ is filled with air by our lungs when we speak and the two vocal cords start vibrating and the sound is produced by the larynx.

Let us see the sketch of the larynx given below:

Updated on 10-Oct-2022 13:25:05