"Larynx, Artificial" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A device, activated electronically or by expired pulmonary air, which simulates laryngeal activity and enables a laryngectomized person to speak. Examples of the pneumatic mechanical device are the Tokyo and Van Hunen artificial larynges. Electronic devices include the Western Electric electrolarynx, Tait oral vibrator, Cooper-Rand electrolarynx and the Ticchioni pipe.
- Larynx, Artificial
- Artificial Larynx
- Laryngeal Prosthesis
- Laryngeal Prostheses
- Prostheses, Laryngeal
- Prosthesis, Laryngeal
- Artificial Larynges
- Larynges, Artificial
- Voice Prosthesis
- Prostheses, Voice
- Prosthesis, Voice
- Voice Prostheses
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