cuneiform cartilage

noun

Medical Definition of cuneiform cartilage

: either of a pair of rods of yellow elastic cartilage of which each lies on one side of the larynx in an aryepiglottic fold just below the arytenoid cartilage

called also cartilage of Wrisberg

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“Cuneiform cartilage.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cuneiform%20cartilage. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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