Vocal tract

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The vocal tract is the cavity in human bodies and in animals where the sound produced at the sound source (larynx in mammals; syrinx in birds) is filtered.

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Vocal tract
Sagittal section of human vocal tract
Anatomical terminology

In birds it consists of the trachea, the syrinx, the oral cavity, the upper part of the esophagus, and the beak. In mammals it consists of the laryngeal cavity, the pharynx, the oral cavity, and the nasal cavity.

The estimated average length of the vocal tract in men is 16.9 cm and 14.1 cm in women.[1]

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