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arytenoid definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: either of two small cartilages at the back of the larynx to which the vocal folds are attached [syn: arytenoid, arytaenoid, arytenoid cartilage]

Merriam Webster's

adjective Etymology: New Latin arytaenoides, from Greek arytainoeid?s, literally, ladle-shaped, from arytaina ladle Date: circa 1751 1. relating to or being either of two small laryngeal cartilages to which the vocal cords are attached 2. relating to or being either of a pair of small muscles or an unpaired muscle of the larynx arytenoid noun

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Arytenoid A*ryt"e*noid, a. [Gr. ? shaped like a ladle; ? a ladle + ? form.] (Anat.) Ladle-shaped; -- applied to two small cartilages of the larynx, and also to the glands, muscles, etc., connected with them. The cartilages are attached to the cricoid cartilage and connected with the vocal cords.



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