Definition of Arytenoid. Meaning of Arytenoid. Synonyms of Arytenoid

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Definition of Arytenoid

Arytenoid
Arytenoid A*ryt"e*noid, a. [Gr. ? shaped like a ladle; ? a ladle + ? form.] (Anat.) Ladle-shaped; -- applied to two small cartilages of the larynx, and also to the glands, muscles, etc., connected with them. The cartilages are attached to the cricoid cartilage and connected with the vocal cords.

Meaning of Arytenoid from wikipedia

- The arytenoid (/ærɪˈtiːnɔɪd/) cartilages are a pair of small three-sided pyramids which form part of the larynx, to which the vocal folds (vocal cords)...
- Arytenoid can refer to: Arytenoid cartilage Arytenoid muscle...
- The arytenoid /ærɪˈtiːnɔɪd/ is a single muscle, filling up the posterior concave surfaces of the arytenoid cartilages. It arises from the posterior surface...
- Arytenoid adduction is a surgical procedure used to treat vocal cord paralysis. A suture is used to emulate the action of the lateral cricoarytenoid muscle...
- and laterally, to be inserted into the base and anterior surface of the arytenoid cartilage. The lower and deeper fibers of the muscle can be differentiated...
- The oblique arytenoid, the more superficial Arytenoid muscle, forms two fasciculi, which p**** from the base of one cartilage to the apex of the opposite...
- compression. Transverse arytenoid muscle adduct the arytenoid cartilages, resulting in adducted vocal folds. Oblique arytenoid muscles narrow the laryngeal...
- both arytenoid cartilages of the larynx cease to function, and instead of opening during aspiration and closing during swallowing, the arytenoids remain...
- true vocal cords and the arytenoid cartilages of the larynx. It is normally subdivided into two parts: that between the arytenoid cartilages is called the...
- that when a stream of breath is flowing through the glottis while the arytenoid cartilages are held together (by the action of the interarytenoid muscles)...
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