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oblong fovea of arytenoid cartilage


Definition: a broad shallow depression on the anterolateral surface of the arytenoid cartilage, for attachment of the thyroarytenoid muscle.

Synonym(s): fovea oblonga cartilaginis arytenoideaeTA, oblong pit of arytenoid cartilage

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