Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy

Hyoid bone and framework of larynx

Anterior view

Image #84-3

KEYWORDS: Fascia and connective tissue.

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Hyoid bone and framework of larynx
Anterior view
1 . Epiglottic cartilage
2 . Upper pointer: Lesser horn hyoid bone Lower pointer: Joint capsule between minor and major horn
3 . Greater horn hyoid bone
4 . Superior horn thyroid cartilage
5 . Superior thyroid incisure
6 . Lamina right thyroid cartilage
7 . Inferior horn thyroid cartilage
8 . Cricothyroid joint capsule
9 . Cricotracheal ligament
10 . Tracheal cartilage
11 . Body hyoid bone
12 . Triticeal cartilage (within lateral thyrohyoid ligament)
13 . Middle hyothyroid ligament
14 . Superior thyroid tubercle
15 . Oblique line thyroid cartilage
16 . Inferior thyroid tubercle
17 . Middle cricothyroid ligament
18 . Anterior cricothyroid ligament
19 . Upper pointer: Conus elasticus Lower pointer: Arch of cricoid cartilage
20 . Annular ligament of trachea
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