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Medical Term:

base of arytenoid cartilage


Definition: the part of the arytenoid cartilage that articulates with the cricoid cartilage and from which the muscular process extends laterally and the vocal process projects anteriorly.

Synonym(s): basis cartilaginis arytenoideaeTA

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