The voice box (larynx) is located in the neck, just above the windpipe (trachea). The two vocal cords in the larynx are covered with a mucous membrane. When air passes through the vocal cords, they vibrate and produce sound.
Current as of: July 29, 2019
Author: Healthwise Staff Medical Review: Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Medical Review:Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine