Inferior horn of thyroid cartilage

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Inferior horn of thyroid cartilage
The cartilages of the larynx. Posterior view.
Larynx external en.svg
The ligaments of the larynx. Antero-lateral view.
Latin cornu inferius cartilaginis thyroideae
Gray's p.1074
TA A06.2.02.011
FMA FMA:55297
Anatomical terminology

The inferior horn of thyroid cartilage is short and thick; it is directed downward, with a slight inclination forward and medialward, and presents, on the medial side of its tip, a small oval articular facet for articulation with the side of the cricoid cartilage.

This article incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy.

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