Muscular process of arytenoid cartilage

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Muscular process of arytenoid cartilage
The cartilages of the larynx. Posterior view.
Latin processus muscularis cartilaginis arytenoideae
TA A06.2.04.013
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 in the public domain from the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)