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Plica vestibularis

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vestibular fold
One of the pair of folds of mucous membrane stretching across the laryngeal cavity from the angle of the thyroid cartilage to the arytenoid cartilage; they enclose a space called the rima vestibuli or false glottis.
Synonym: plica vestibularis, false vocal cord, plica ventricularis, ventricular band of larynx, ventricular fold.


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