Adam's apple

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  • Info The laryngeal prominence (commonly referred to as Adam's apple), a feature of the human neck, refers to the lump or protrusion that is formed by the angle of the thyroid cartilage surrounding the larynx.
  • Adam's apple has in itself, however, no special significance in voice-production. Cited from Voice Production in Singing and Speaking, by Wesley Mills
  • I've got such a glad spot here in me Adam's apple. Cited from The Second Chance, by Nellie L. McClung
  • He gave a sharp little twist of his hand upon my Adam's apple. Cited from Jim Davis, by John Masefield
  • The Adam's apple may be seen moving when the sound is pronounced.
  • I am growing a beard so that people can't see my Adam's apple. Cited from Her Weight in Gold, by George Barr McCutcheon
  • The Adam's apple of his long throat made a deep shadow on his stock. Cited from A Mummer's Tale, by Anatole France
  • The Adam's apple in his throat went up and down. Cited from Andy at Yale, by Roy Eliot Stokes
  • You could see the big Adam's apple moving up and down in his wrinkled throat. Cited from The Valley of Vision,by Henry Van Dyke
  • "How do you expect him to talk when you've got him around the Adam's apple!" Cited from The Revolt on Venus, by Carey Rockwell
  • I liked the way his Adam's apple chased up and down his throat. Cited from Terry, A Tale of the Hill People, by Charles Goff Thomson
  • In the center of that neck was an Adam's apple that any man might be proud of. Cited from Mr. Scraggs, by Henry Wallace Phillips
  • Then place your finger upon your Adam's apple. Cited from Public Speaking, by Clarence Stratton
  • And then there was his Adam's apple -- he had so many special features, it's hard to keep track of them. Cited from Mr. Scraggs, by Henry Wallace Phillips
  • There are two main theories as to the origin of the term "Adam's apple".
  • His Adam's apple moved up and down like an agitated thermometer. Cited from The Sheriff's Son, by William MacLeod Raine
  • And when I poked his Adam's apple with my finger he got on his dignity. Cited from The Prairie Wife, by Arthur Stringer
  • That portion of the air-passage indicated in the male by "Adam's Apple." Cited from People's Common Sense Medical Adviser in Plain English, by R.V. Pierce
  • The male larynx is the larger and shows the Adam's apple. Cited from Resonance in Singing and Speaking, by Thomas Fillebrown
  • Scooby has an Adam's apple, because of this, it wasn't strange when he started talking.
  • His cheek-bones show and his Adam's apple sticks out. Cited from The Prairie Wife, by Arthur Stringer
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