Definition of Epiglottic. Meaning of Epiglottic. Synonyms of Epiglottic

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Definition of Epiglottic

Epiglottic
Epiglottic Ep`i*glot"tic, a. (Anat.) Pertaining to, or connected with, the epiglottis.

Meaning of Epiglottic from wikipedia

- The epiglottic vallecula is a depression (vallecula) just behind the root of the tongue between the folds in the throat. These depressions serve as "spit...
- The epiglottis is a leaf-shaped flap in the throat that prevents food from entering the windpipe and the lungs. It stands open during breathing, allowing...
- The Aryepiglottic folds are triangular folds of mucous membrane enclosing ligamentous and muscular fibres. They are located at the entrance of the larynx...
- in the throat. Used alone, the term "vallecula" usually refers to the epiglottic vallecula. "Vallecula" comes from the Latin word valles, meaning "valley"...
- tonsil. The anterior wall consists of the base of the tongue and the epiglottic vallecula; the lateral wall is made up of the tonsil, tonsillar fossa...
- trachea. The laryngeal skeleton consists of six cartilages: three single (epiglottic, thyroid and cricoid) and three paired (arytenoid, corniculate, and cuneiform)...
- Kozak, F; Pelligra, G; Hirsh, D; Smyth, J (January 2006). "Congenital epiglottic cyst presenting with severe airway obstruction at birth". Journal of Perinatology...
- some are distributed to the epiglottis, the base of the tongue, and the epiglottic glands; others p**** posteriorly, in the aryepiglottic fold, to supply...
- levator veli palatini) except tensor veli palatini Thyroid cartilage, epiglottic cartilage Vagus nerve (X), superior laryngeal nerve Right 4th aortic arch:...
- Magill 1921 straight McCoy 1993 Lever-tip for anterior displacement of the Epiglottic vallecula and epiglottis in difficult intubation. Miller Robert A. Miller...
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