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anterolateral surface of arytenoid cartilage


Definition: of the three nonarticular surfaces of the pyramidal arytenoid cartilage, the convex rougher one that bears the oblong and triangular foveae, the former giving attachment to the vocalis and lateral cricoarytenoid muscles, the latter to the vestibular ligament.

Synonym(s): facies anterolateralis cartilaginis arytenoideaeTA

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