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Elastic cone

Elastic cone –>
conus elasticus
Thicker lower portion of the elastic membrane of the larynx, extending between the cricoid cartilage and the vocal ligaments, the latter actually being a thickening of the free, superior margin of the conus elasticus.
Synonym: cricovocal membrane, elastic cone.
Synonym: cricothyroid ligament.


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