arytenoid

adjective
ar·​y·​te·​noid | \ˌa-rə-ˈtē-ˌnȯid, ə-ˈri-tᵊn-ˌȯid \

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

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arytenoid noun

First Known Use of arytenoid

circa 1751, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for arytenoid

New Latin arytaenoides, from Greek arytainoeidēs, literally, ladle-shaped, from arytaina ladle

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The first known use of arytenoid was circa 1751

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arytenoid

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

Medical Definition of arytenoid 

(Entry 1 of 2)

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

arytenoid

noun

Medical Definition of arytenoid (Entry 2 of 2)

: an arytenoid cartilage or muscle

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