arytenoid cartilage

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Noun1.arytenoid cartilage - either of two small cartilages at the back of the larynx to which the vocal folds are attachedarytenoid cartilage - either of two small cartilages at the back of the larynx to which the vocal folds are attached
cartilage, gristle - tough elastic tissue; mostly converted to bone in adults
larynx, voice box - a cartilaginous structure at the top of the trachea; contains elastic vocal cords that are the source of the vocal tone in speech
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