Definition of Arytaenoid
1. Noun. Either of two small cartilages at the back of the larynx to which the vocal folds are attached.
Generic synonyms: Cartilage, Gristle
Group relationships: Larynx, Voice Box
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Literary usage of Arytaenoid
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The New Sydenham Society's Lexicon of Medicine and the Allied Sciences ...by Henry Power, Leonard William Sedgwick, New Sydenham Society by Henry Power, Leonard William Sedgwick, New Sydenham Society (1882)
"... cartilages. membrane, and a little on each side of the posterior median line is a smooth oval articulating surface for the arytaenoid cartilages. ..."
2. Manual of Practical Anatomy by Daniel John Cunningham (1921)
"The oblique arytaenoid muscles may be considered as constituting a weak ... Each bundle starts from the base of one of the arytaenoid cartilages and is ..."
3. Cunningham's Manual of Practical Anatomy by Daniel John Cunningham (1914)
"The antero-lateral surface is the most extensive of the three, and is uneven for muscular and ligamentous attachments. Upon that aspect of the arytaenoid ..."