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Search Results for: larynx

Inlet of larynx

Inlet of larynx The aperture between the pharynx and larynx, bounded by the superior edges of the epiglottis (anteriorly),... Read More

Ventricular band of larynx

ventricular band of larynx --> vestibular fold One of the pair of folds of mucous membrane stretching across the laryngeal... Read More


Larynx (adj. Laryngeal) voice Box. A cartilaginous structure at the top of the trachea; contains elastic vocal cords that... Read More

Sesamoid cartilage of larynx

sesamoid cartilage of larynx A small nodule of elastic cartilage sometimes present on the lateral border of the arytenoid... Read More

Vocal cords deserve the applause

The vocal cords are twin folds of throat muscle stretched horizontally across the voice box, or larynx. When breathing, air... Read More

Respiratory system

Definition noun An organ system comprised of organs and structures associated for respiration or gas exchange Supplement An... Read More


Definition noun, plural: pharynges (anatomy) The cavity behind the mouth and the nasal cavity and opens to either the... Read More


Definition noun A taxonomic subfamily belonging to the family Felidae, and includes the genera Panthera and... Read More


Definition noun, plural: laryngopharynges, laryngopharynxes The caudal part of the pharynx, connects to the... Read More

Hyaline cartilage

Hyaline Cartilage Definition Firstly, let us ask, what is cartilage? Cartilage is a tough and flexible material. It can be... Read More


A throat generally refers to a narrow part of a passage. In vertebrate anatomy, it refers to the gullet or windpipe, i.e.... Read More


Definition noun, plural: nasopharynges or nasopharynxes (anatomy) The part of the pharynx extending from the posterior... Read More

Cartilagines laryngis

Cartilagines laryngis --> cartilages of larynx See: thyroid cartilage, cricoid cartilage, arytenoid cartilage, cuneiform... Read More

Aditus laryngis

Aditus laryngis --> inlet of larynx The aperture between the pharynx and larynx, bounded by the superior edges of the... Read More

Model for cancer cure

The outcome for some cancer patients can now be predicted much earlier by making the right choice of treatment based on a... Read More

Expiratory dyspnea

Expiratory dyspnea difficulty with the expiratory phase of breathing, often due to obstruction in the larynx or large... Read More

Elastic cone

Elastic cone --> conus elasticus Thicker lower portion of the elastic membrane of the larynx, extending between the cricoid... Read More


Definition noun A type of connective tissue that is firm and flexible and having an extracellular matrix comprised mainly of... Read More

Crowing inspiration

Crowing inspiration Noisy breathing associated with respiratory obstruction, usually at the larynx. Origin: L. Inspiratio,... Read More


Glottis (Science: anatomy) The vocal apparatus of the larynx, consisting of the true vocal cords (plica) vocalis) and the... Read More


trachea The windpipe. A fibrocartilaginous tube lined with mucous membrane passing from the larynx to the... Read More


Definition noun plural: humans hu‧man, (h)yo͞omʹn A bipedal primate belonging to the genus Homo, especially Homo... Read More

Plica vestibularis

plica vestibularis --> vestibular fold One of the pair of folds of mucous membrane stretching across the laryngeal cavity... Read More


voice 1. Sound uttered by the mouth, especially that uttered by human beings in speech or song; sound thus uttered... Read More


Definition noun, plural: oropharynges, oropharynxes (anatomy) The oral part of the pharynx, located behind the oral... Read More


A system pertains to interdependent or interrelated objects comprising and functioning as a whole. In biology, it may refer... Read More

New research identifies why men and women may differ in food choices

The physiological response of the vagus nerve can dictate taste and digestive reactions to food. A study suggests that... Read More


Flap Anything broad and limber that hangs loose, or that is attached by one side or end and is easily moved; as, the flap of... Read More