Supraglottis

The supraglottis is an anatomic subsite of the larynx, located superior to the glottis.

Gross anatomy

The supraglottic larynx includes, from superior to inferior, the epiglottis (including both lingual and laryngeal surfaces), the laryngeal aspect of the aryepiglottic foldsfalse vocal cords, and arytenoids.

Boundaries and/or Relations
Anatomy: Head and neck
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Article information

rID: 64535
System: Head & Neck
Section: Anatomy
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