What part of the body is known as the voice box?

What part of the body is known as the voice box?

The vocal folds, also known as vocal cords, are located within the larynx (also colloquially known as the voice box) at the top of the trachea. They are open during inhalation and come together to close during swallowing and phonation.

What is the use of the sphygmomanometer?

A sphygmomanometer is the gauge used to measure blood pressure. The sphygmomanometer reads both systolic and diastolic pressure. A doctor takes these measurements by putting on the cuff and pumping it up, which cuts off the blood flow.

Why does metal feel colder than wood at the same temperature?

I think what you mean is that metal FEELS colder than wood if they’re both at room temperature. That’s because metal conducts heat much better than wood does. Since your hand is hotter than room temperature, both the metal and the wood conduct heat away from it.

What do the French call a ‘French kiss’?

This interesting fact doesn’t date that far back. The word hasn’t been around for long. In 2014, galocher—meaning to kiss with tongues—was added to the Petit Robert French dictionary.

How many steps does the average person take in a lifetime?

The average moderately active person take aound 7,500 step/day. If you maintain that daily average and live until 80 years of age, you’ll have walked about 216,262,500 steps in your lifetime. Doing the math; the average person with the average stride living until 80 will walk a distance of around 110,000 miles.

How much of the country eats McDonald’s

On any given day, approximately 7% of the U.S. population eats McDonald’s food.

Which is the strongest muscle in the human body?

If by strongest you mean “ability to exert a force on an external object”, then a human’s strongest muscle is his or her ‘masseter’ muscle. The masseter muscle is a thick muscle in the cheek and is located at the back of the jaw.

Can fish change their gender?

Clownfish, wrasses, moray eels, gobies and other fish species are known to change sex, including reproductive functions. A school of clownfish is always built into a hierarchy with a female fish at the top. When she dies, the most dominant male changes sex and takes her place.