Larynx - LARYNX 1. Located in the anterior neck at the...

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LARYNX 1. Located in the anterior neck at the level of the bodies of C3-C6 vertebrae? Larynx 2. Skeleton of larynx? Three are single (thyroid, cricoids, and epiglottis) three are paired (arytenoids, corniculate, and cuneiform) 3. Thyroid cartilage? The largest, superior border lies opposite the C4 v ertebra, forms the laryngeal prominence, projection is well marked in men (adam’s apple) 4. Pierced by the internal laryngeal nerve and superior laryngeal artery? Thyrohyoid membrane 5. Anterior part is the arch and posterior part is the lamina? Cricoids cartilage 6. Arytenoid cartilage? Apex attaches to the ary-epiglottic fold. Vocal process provides the posterior attachment of vocal ligament. 7. Opening between the vocal folds? Rima glottis 8. Situated posterior to the root of the tongue and hyoid, heart – shaped cartilage, lies anterior to inlet of larynx? Epiglottis 9. Middle part of the laryngeal cavity? The central cavity (airway) between the vestibular and vocal folds 10. Recess extending laterally from middle part of laryngeal cavity? Laryngeal ventricle
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This note was uploaded on 11/22/2011 for the course ANAT 2626 taught by Professor Ronaldg.mayne during the Winter '11 term at Life Chiropractic College West.

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