Asked Sep 19, 2019

What body tissue forms the larynx and costal cartilage that attaches the bone to the sternum?

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The larynx is usually known as the voice box. It is located just below the splitting region of pharynx into the esophagus and the trachea. Its function is in breathing, and producing sound. The larynx has the vocal folds due to which it manipulates the volume and pitch. It also prevents the entry of food into the air passage.

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The costal cartilages are the rods of hyaline cartilage. A costal cartilage provides to extend the ribs forward and adds to the elasticity of the thoracic walls.

The sternum is also known as the breastbone. It is a long and flat bone that is ...

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