Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy

Hyoid bone and framework of larynx

Posterior view

Image #84-2

KEYWORDS: Bones cartilage joints, Fascia and connective tissue.

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Hyoid bone and framework of larynx
Posterior view
1 . Epiglottic cartilage
2 . Greater horn hyoid bone
3 . Superior thyroid incisure
4 . Thyroepiglottic ligament
5 . Superior horn thyroid cartilage
6 . Upper pointer: Arycorniculate synchondrosis Lower pointer: Apex of arytenoid cartilage
7 . Muscular process of arytenoid cartilage
8 . Interarytenoid notch
9 . Inferior horn of thyroid cartilage
10 . Cricotracheal ligament
11 . Membranous wall of trachea (layer of smooth muscle visible)
12 . Lesser horn hyoid bone
13 . Stem of epiglottis
14 . Lateral thyrohyoid ligament (Triticeal cartilage embedded in ligament at site of pointer)
15 . Lamina right thyroid cartilage
16 . Corniculate cartilage
17 . Upper pointer: Vocal lip Lower pointer: Rima glottidis
18 . Posterior cricoarytenoid ligament
19 . Cricoarytenoid joint capsule
20 . Lamina of cricoid cartilage
21 . Cricoarytenoid joint capsule
22 . Tracheal cartilage
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