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laryngeal (la-rin-jee-ăl) adj. relating to the larynx. l. mask an airway tube for insertion into the mouth of a patient requiring artificial ventilation and designed to fit into the throat over the top of the laryngeal opening. l. reflex a cough produced by irritating the larynx. l. stroboscopy a method of studying the movements of the vocal folds of the larynx by using stroboscopic light (controlled intermittent flashes) to slow or freeze the movement.