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fibroelastic membrane of larynx


Definition: a layer of fibrous and elastic fibers, taking the place of the submucosa in the larynx. It is divided by the laryngeal ventricle into two parts: the quadrangular membrane superiorly and the conus elasticus inferiorly.

Synonym(s): membrana fibroelastica laryngisTA

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