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Legend has it that when Adam bit into that fateful apple, a piece of it stuck in his throat and became the familiar “Adam’s apple.” But, what does an Adam’s apple really do for you?The Adam’s apple is a prominent bump on a man’s throat. It is caused by the underlying cartilage and ligaments of the larynx or voice box.
A few things happen as you swallow. The back section of the roof of your mouth, also called the soft pallet, closes off the nasal passages so that food doesn’t go up into the nose.