Medical Definition of Musculus cricoarytenoideus posterior

1. Origin, depression on posterior surface of lamina of cricoid; insertion, muscular process of arytenoid; action, abducts vocal folds, widening rima glottidis as for taking a breath; nerve supply, recurrent laryngeal. Synonym: musculus cricoarytenoideus posterior. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Musculus Cricoarytenoideus Posterior

musculus cleidomastoideus
musculus coccygeus
musculus complexus
musculus complexus minor
musculus compressor naris
musculus constrictor pharyngis inferior
musculus constrictor pharyngis medius
musculus constrictor pharyngis superior
musculus coracobrachialis
musculus corrugator cutis ani
musculus corrugator supercilii
musculus cricoarytenoideus lateralis
musculus cricoarytenoideus posterior (current term)
musculus cricopharyngeus
musculus cricothyroideus
musculus cruciatus
musculus cutaneus
musculus deltoideus
musculus depressor anguli oris
musculus depressor labii inferioris
musculus depressor septi
musculus depressor supercilii
musculus detrusor urinae
musculus diaphragma
musculus digastricus
musculus dilatator

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