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Medical Term:

laryngeal cavity


a cavity that is continuous above with the pharynx at the level of the aryepiglottic folds (laryngeal inlet) and extends downward through the rima glottidis to the infraglottic space.

Synonym(s): cavitas laryngisTA, cavity of larynx, cavum laryngis

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