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Invited Review Articles

Anatomy and Physiology of Phonation

Candace Hrelec, Emily Zhang

Keywords : Airway, Dysphonia, Head & neck anatomy, Laryngeal anatomy, Larynx, Larynx anatomy, Phonation, Recurrent laryngeal Nerve, Speaking, Swallowing, Vocal cord, Voice, Voice quality

Citation Information : Hrelec C, Zhang E. Anatomy and Physiology of Phonation. Int J Head Neck Surg 2021; 12 (4):125-130.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10001-1511

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 21-05-2022

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2021; The Author(s).


This chapter focuses on a detailed anatomy of the larynx and the laryngeal structures required for phonation. It also goes on further to discuss the physiology of phonation and how we convert air into words. It describes the necessary requirements to produce voice.

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