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Unformatted text preview: Larynx-Hyoid bone- under chin, bone unconnected Thyroid Cartilage- Of larynx inferior to hyoid largest piece of cartilage Arytenoid Cartilage- internal thyroid cartilage posterior to vocal cords Cricoid cartilage- Inferior to thyroid Thyrohyoid ligament (membrane) between hyoid and thyroid Cricothyroid ligament- between cricoid and thyroid Epiglottis- exible elastic cartilage superior to larynx opening- closes off respiratory system from esophagus Glottis Vestibular Fold- "false vocal" skin folds over vocal cords Vocal fold- true vocal cords more string-like in appearance...
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