Definition of arytenoid
1 : relating to or being either of two small laryngeal cartilages to which the vocal cords are attached
2 : relating to or being either of a pair of small muscles or an unpaired muscle of the larynx
Origin of arytenoid
New Latin arytaenoides, from Greek arytainoeidēs, literally, ladle-shaped, from arytaina ladle
First Known Use: circa 1751
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