Thyroepiglottic ligament

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Thyroepiglottic ligament
Details
Latin Ligamentum thyreoepiglotticum
Identifiers
Gray's p.1075
Dorlands
/Elsevier
l_09/12493357
Anatomical terminology

The free extremity of the epiglottis is broad and rounded; the attached part or stem is long, narrow, and connected by the thyroepiglottic ligament to the angle formed by the two laminæ of the thyroid cartilage, a short distance below the superior thyroid notch.


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