Why Do Men Have An Adam’s Apple, But Women Don’t?

Table of ContentsWhy Does The “Adam’s Apple” Have That Name?The Scientific Reason Behind The Adam’s AppleAdam’s Apple in Women The Adam’s apple is actually a chunk of bony cartilage that surrounds the larynx, i.e., the voice box. The reason it’s more prominent in men than in women is because during puberty, a man’s voice box tends to grow in size (much more than in women), so a noticeable bump appears right in the middle of the throat. With just a cursory glance at an infant, not everyone can tell whether it’s a boy or girl. The differences in their appearance … Continue reading Why Do Men Have An Adam’s Apple, But Women Don’t?