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Medical Term:

laryngeal inlet

Definition

the aperture between the pharynx and larynx, bounded by the superior edges of the epiglottis (anteriorly), the aryepiglottic folds (laterally), and the mucosa between the arytenoids (posteriorly).

Synonym(s): aditus laryngisTA, inlet of larynx, laryngeal aditus, laryngeal aperture

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