Muscular process of arytenoid cartilage

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Muscular process of arytenoid cartilage
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The cartilages of the larynx. Posterior view.
Details
Latin processus muscularis cartilaginis arytenoideae
Identifiers
Gray's p.1075
Dorlands
/Elsevier
p_34/12667552
TA A06.2.04.013
FMA FMA:55351
Anatomical terminology

The lateral angle of the base of the arytenoid cartilage is short, rounded, and prominent; it projects backward and lateralward, and is termed the muscular process; it gives insertion to the posterior cricoarytenoid muscles behind, and to the lateral cricoarytenoid muscles in front.

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