laryngeal saccule

noun

Medical Definition of laryngeal saccule

: a membranous sac in the larynx located between the false vocal cords and the inner surface of the thyroid cartilage and containing mucus-secreting glands whose secretion lubricates the vocal cords

called also laryngeal pouch, laryngeal sac

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“Laryngeal saccule.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/laryngeal%20saccule. Accessed 6 Aug. 2021.

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