arytenoid

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Related to Arytenoid cartilages: thyroid cartilage, cricoid cartilage
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Synonyms for arytenoid

either of two small cartilages at the back of the larynx to which the vocal folds are attached

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of the arytenoid cartilage, often with accompanying rotation or tilting of the cartilage with respect to the cricoid.
The medial surface and the vocal process of the the arytenoid cartilage.
11) The main effect of activity in the LCA and IA muscles is the adduction of the cartilaginous glottis via the positioning of the arytenoid cartilages.
The present study reveals the Mesenchymal condensation for Arytenoid cartilages and epiglottic cartilages at 16 weeks of intrauterine life which is supported by the findings of Meena Negi and Chandrama Anand (1987) (6).
These muscles contract to bring the vocal folds together at the midline of the glottis, create medial compression between the vocal folds, and when functioning optimally close the small gap or "chink" that can occur between the arytenoid cartilages in the posterior part of the glottis.
Also evident were swelling of the left true vocal fold, the stigmata of radiation laryngitis, and diffuse white patches on the false vocal folds and arytenoid cartilages bilaterally.
Complete arytenoid cartilages arise from two different embryologic origins.
The arytenoid cartilages were mildly edematous and moderately erythematous.
1,2) Their presence there may lead to an expansion of the circumference of the laryngeal inlet, lateral displacement of the arytenoid cartilages, and consequent glottic insufficiency.