Thyroarytenoid

• (a.) Of or pertaining to both the thyroid and arytenoid cartilages of the larynx.
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thyroarytenoid

<anatomy> Of or pertaining to both the thyroid and arytenoid cartilages of the larynx. ... <muscle> Origin, inner surface of thyroid cartilage; insertion, muscular process and outer surface of arytenoid; action, decreases tension on (relaxes) vocal cords lowering the pitch of the voice tone; nerve supply, recurrent laryngeal. ... Synony...
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thyroarytenoid

(thi″ro-ar″ĭ-te´noid) pertaining to the thyroid and arytenoid cartilages.
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thyroarytenoid

(muscle) Type: Term Definitions: 1. intrinsic muscle of larynx; origin, inner surface of thyroid cartilage; insertion, muscular process and outer surface of arytenoid; action, decreases tension on (relaxes) vocal cords lowering the pitch of the voice tone; it is antagonistic to the cricothyroid muscle in this action; nerve supply...
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Thyroarytenoid

Thy`ro·a·ryt'e·noid adjective (Anat.) Of or pertaining to both the thyroid and arytenoid cartilages of the larynx.
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Thyroarytenoid

The thyroarytenoid (thyroarytenoideus externus) muscle originates from the thyroid cartilage and inserts in the muscular process of the arytenoid. It is innervated by the recurrent laryngeal nerve. This muscle is important to speech. It shortens the vocal cords. Vocal sounds are created by closing and tightening the vocal cords. The cords vibrate a...
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thyroarytenoid

Type: Term Pronunciation: thī′rō-ar′i-tē′noyd Definitions: 1. Relating to the thyroid and arytenoid cartilages. See: thyroarytenoid (muscle)
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