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aryepiglottic fold

 

Definition: a prominent fold of mucous membrane stretching between the lateral margin of the epiglottis and the arytenoid cartilage on either side; it encloses the aryepiglottic muscle.

Synonym(s): plica aryepiglotticaTA, arytenoepiglottidean fold

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