Pneumatic larynx

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A pneumatic larynx is a device that is used to help a person talk after a laryngectomy. It uses air to produce a humming sound, which is converted to speech by movement of the lips, tongue, and velum.[1]


  1. ^ "Tokyo Artificial Larynx Questions". Retrieved 2017-05-08. 

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 This article incorporates public domain material from the U.S. National Cancer Institute document "Dictionary of Cancer Terms".