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Anatomy Atlases: Atlas of Human Anatomy: Plate 32: Figure 1

Atlas of Human Anatomy

The bony basis of the larynx, seen from the front.

Translated by: Ronald A. Bergman, PhD and Adel K. Afifi, MD, MS
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The bony basis of the larynx, seen from the front.

a) Body.
b) Hyoid bone, greater horn.
c) Hyoid bone, lesser horn.
d) Middle thyrohyoid ligament.
e) Lateral thyrohyoid ligament.
f) Thyroid cartilage.
g) Laryngeal prominence (Adams apple, with the thyroid cartilage incisure).
h) Superior horn (s. majora).
i) Cricoid cartilage.
k) Middle cricothyroid ligament.
l) Lateral cricothyroid ligament (between the inferior horn [s. minus] of the thyroid cartilage and the arch of the cricoid cartilage).
m), n) Annular cartilaginous rings of the trachea, I et II.

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