THE DIAPHRAGM

 The diaphragm, also known as thoracic diaphragm, is a C shaped structure of skeletal muscle and fibrous tissue that is located across the bottom of the thoracic cavity. It is…

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THE LARYNX

At the top of the neck is a small tube-like organ that connects the throat (or pharynx) to the windpipe (the trachea). That organ is the larynx, colloquially called the “voice…

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THE VOCAL CORDS

The vocal cords, also known as the vocal folds are two band-like structures that are located within the larynx (voice box) above the trachea and responsible for voice production. They are widely…

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THE LUNGS

The inhalation and exhalation of air by the respiratory system is the responsibility of the lungs. As the major organs of respiration, the function of the lungs is to oxygenate…

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THE PHARINX

The pharynx, an organ found in both vertebrates and invertebrates is a cone-shaped 5 inches long tube in humans. It runs behind the oral cavity, nasal cavity and right into…

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