Adam's apple


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  • noun

Synonyms for Adam's apple

tropical shrub having glossy foliage and fragrant nocturnal flowers with crimped or wavy corollas

the largest cartilage of the larynx

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But my wife said 'Your Adam's apple isn't there, it's just below it'.
The thyroid is located in the neck around the Adam's apple and its primary function is to control the metabolism.
Reminder: your thyroid gland is located just below the Adam's apple and immediately above the collarbone.
The pieces include Adam's Apple, Charley Horse: a small horse resting near the hip joint, Spare Ribs, Funny Bone, Butterflies in the Stomach, Bread Basket, Wish Bone, Water on the Knee, Writer's Cramp, Broken Heart, Wrenched Ankle and The Ankle Bone's Connected to the Knee Bone.
When you do eventually manage to remove all your growth, you're inevitably left with red marks around your Adam's apple from all the ripping and plucking.
And when I say buttoned-up, I mean that literally--every shirt he owns gets fastened all the way up to his Adam's apple.
The thyroid gland is a small, butterfly-shaped gland found just below the Adam's apple.
I gave this guy a jab in the Adam's apple, and he couldn't talk for three days.
Poet Gerard Malanga in a screen test tries to stay immobile, but he finally swallows: Adam's apple pushes against turtleneck.
The Adam's apple is the voice box, or larynx (LAIR-inks), which sits at the top of the windpipe, or trachea (TRAY-kee-a).
and shelves and adorn the sign outside of White Hall's newest bookstore: Adam's Apple Christian Books and Gifts.
Another man was hit in his Adam's apple with a rubber bullet and had to undergo an emergency tracheotomy.
Additionally, stress often causes a dry mouth, resulting in repeated clearing of the throat, cracking of the voice, or jumping of the Adam's apple (laryngeal cartilages).
Watching this, I wanted to -- needed to -- throw up, if only to relieve the suffocating tension beneath my Adam's apple.