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arytenoid

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adjective ary·te·noid \ˌar-ə-ˈtē-ˌnȯid, ə-ˈrit-ən-ˌȯid\

Medical Definition of arytenoid

  1. 1:  relating to or being either of two small cartilages to which the vocal cords are attached and which are situated at the upper back part of the larynx

  2. 2:  relating to or being either of a pair of small muscles or an unpaired muscle of the larynx




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arytenoid

noun ary·te·noid

Medical Definition of arytenoid

  1. :  an arytenoid cartilage or muscle




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