Parts of the larynx – image description

The illustration shows a cross section of a person’s head and neck area. The person is facing to the left. It shows the position of the larynx at the top of the windpipe. The larynx and windpipe are to the front of the neck area. There is a small, oval shape across the top of the windpipe which is the vocal cords. The vocal cords are in the middle of the larynx. Behind the larynx and the windpipe is the gullet. Above the larynx and the gullet is the epiglottis.