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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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Asymmetric thickening of the vocal cord on the left side, dilated left pyriform sinus and left laryngeal ventricle, and anteriomedial deviation of the arytenoid cartilage were illustrated.
Then, a modified posterior ML with a larger prosthesis projected toward the vocal process was placed to medially displace the vocal fold and arytenoid cartilage simultaneously.
A lesser known voice disorder is contact ulcers, reddened lesions that tend to appear on the posterior surface of the vocal folds in the arytenoid region.
The AP Advance DAB requires that the bottom bar of the tube guide is lined up with the arytenoids in order to facilitate intubation.
Working the CT muscle like a classical soprano is an important component of any belter's vocal regimen regardless of gender, and the engagement of the transverse arytenoids (the muscles responsible for completion of glottal closure in CTD production) helps the belter to rely less on the TA element to achieve firm glottal closure.
New chapters in this second edition cover laryngeal dysfunction in sleep, evaluation and surgical procedures for laryngeal paralysis and paresis, vocal fold augmentation and injectable fillers, medialization, arytenoids adduction and re-innervation, and management of swallowing disorders and aspiration.
This manoeuvre brings the tip of the bevel anterior thus avoiding the arytenoids.
are rich in choline, protein and arytenoids, which are thought to help retain memory and be able to prevent cataracts, as well as agerelated macular degeneration.
Endoscopic examination in the ICU showed diffuse erythema and generalized supraglottic edema affecting mostly the epiglottis and arytenoids.
Part 3 ("Physiology") concerns the principal phenomena involved in the generation of vocal sound; topics covered are the adduction of the arytenoids, tension of the vocal ligaments, progressive posterior occlusion of the glottis, chest register, falsetto register, increase and decrease in volume, the vibrating surface of the cord, movement of the vestibule of the glottis, the s uperior thyroarytenoid ligaments, the ventricles of Morgagni, and epiglottic action.
On ENT examination, indirect laryngoscopic examination revealed an ulcerative lesion over the epiglottis, arytenoids and interarytenoid area.
The arytenoids were mildly to moderately erythematous and edematous.
When one very vigorously pinches the arytenoids together, the glottis is represented only by a narrow or elliptical slit, through which the air driven out by the lungs must escape.
There did not appear to be any impingement of the endotracheal tube on the arytenoids during this manoeuvre.
Examination via videostroboscopy can contribute to the diagnosis by showing malposition of the arytenoids, a loss of vocal process height, and shortening of the vocal fold itself.