Syrinx is a monospecific genus of large sea snails with a gill and an operculum, marine gastropod mollusks in the family Turbinellidae. This marine species can be found along the coasts of northern and western half of Australia and adjacent areas, including eastern Indonesia and Papua New Guinea == Species== ...
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Syrinx is a public artwork by German-born American sculptor Adolph Wolter located at the Indiana World War Memorial Plaza in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States. It is a bronze figure of Syrinx sitting on a limestone tree stump. Syrinx is nude, and her proper right knee is bent upwards to her chest with her other leg hanging over
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- the vocal organ of a bird
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SYsteme Rapide INterarmes/base d'engins/fonct't en band X
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Eustachian tube - The syrinx is also the name for the vocal organ of birds
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; plural Syringes
. [ New Latin , from Greek ... a pipe.] 1. (Mus.)
A wind instrument made of reeds tied together; -- called also pandean pipes
. 2. (Anat.)
The lower larynx in birds. » In birds there are two laringes, an upper or
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Origin: NL, from Gr. A pipe. ... 1. A wind instrument made of reeds tied together; called also pandean pipes. ... 2. <anatomy, zoology> The lower larynx in birds. ... In birds there are two laringes, an upper or true, but voiceless, larynx in the usual position behind the tongue, and a lower one, at or near the junction of the trachea and bro
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the vocal organ of a bird
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(sir´inks) a tube or pipe; a fistula.
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• (n.) A wind instrument made of reeds tied together; -- called also pandean pipes. • (n.) The lower larynx in birds.
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(from the article `syringomyelia`) chronic, progressive disease characterized principally by the development of a cyst, called a syrinx, near the spinal cord or brain stem. Symptoms ...
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the vocal organ of birds, located at the base of the windpipe (trachea), where the trachea divides into the bronchi (tubes that connect the trachea ... [6 related articles]
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Syrinx was a Canadian electronic music group active from 1970 to 1972. Their song, `Tillicum`, received national attention as the theme music for the television series Here Come the Seventies. ==Members== ==Discography== ...
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syrinx: see panpipes.
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In Greek mythology, Syrinx was a nymph of Arcadia. Pan was enamoured with Syrinx, but was violent towards her. To escape Pan's violence Syrinx prayed to be changed into a reed. The gods granted her prayer, and she was turned into a reed. Pan then made himself a pipe of the reed into which Syrinx had been changed.
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Type: Term Pronunciation: sir′ingks, sĭ-rin′jēz Definitions: 1. A rarely used synonym for fistula. 2. A pathologic tubular cavity in the brain or spinal cord with a gliotic lining.
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In medicine, a syrinx is a rare, fluid-filled neuroglial cavity within the spinal cord (syringomyelia), in the brain stem (syringobulbia), or in the nerves of the elbow, usually in a young age. ==Etymology== Syrinx is taken directly from the ancient Greek word for `tube.` It is the root of the word `syringe.` A syrinx results whe
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Syrinx, L. 129, is a piece of music for solo flute which Claude Debussy wrote in 1913. It generally takes three minutes or less to perform. It was the first significant piece for solo flute after the Sonata in A minor composed by C. P. E. Bach 150 years before (1763), and it is the first such solo composition for the modern Böhm
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Syrinx is a nymph in Greek mythology. Syrinx and syringe both come from the Greek word σῦριγξ meaning `tube`. The Latin/Greek-style plural of syrinx is syringes, which is also the plural of the word syringe. Syrinx may also refer to: In the sciences: In music: ...
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In classical mythology, SyrinxPronunciation-needed (Greek Σύριγξ) was a nymph and a follower of Artemis, known for her chastity. Pursued by the amorous Greek god Pan, she ran to a river`s edge and asked for assistance from the river nymphs. In answer, she was transformed into hollow water reeds that made a haunting sound when the god`s fru..
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The larynx-equivalent in a bird, where most vocalizations are produced. It is deep in the chest where the trachea (windpipe) splits into two bronchi. The thin membranes vibrate and create sound as air goes by them. Some birds with a more highly developed syrinx can produce a wider range of vocalizations (e.g., Starlings.)
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The voice box of the bird; located at the lower end of the trachea.
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rock-cut tunnel; pan pipes
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