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cuneiform cartilage


Definition: a small nonarticulating rod of elastic cartilage in the aryepiglottic fold anterolateral and somewhat superior to the corniculate cartilage.

Synonym(s): cartilago cuneiformisTA, Morgagni cartilage, Morgagni tubercle, Wrisberg cartilage

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