Laryngeal cartilages

Assoc Prof Craig Hacking and Dr Henry Knipe et al.

The laryngeal cartilages form the "skeleton" of the larynx.  There are three unpaired (midline) and three paired cartilages:

Anatomy: Head and neck

Anatomy: Head and neck

Article information

rID: 45898
System: Head & Neck
Section: Anatomy
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:

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Cases and figures

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  • Figure 3: cricoid (illustration)
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  • Figure 5: arytenoid cartilages (illustration)
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  • Figure 4: corniculate cartilages (illustration)
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